Cahuenga Peak Loop is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Los Angeles, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
A 3.1 mile loop with a stop at the Cahuenga Wisdom Tree.
Nice little hike, just make sure u go as early as possible. Not really fun when u are dodging people left and right.
A Few Things to keep in Mind...
-Bring Plenty of Water. This Trail has very little Shade
- Bring shoes with Traction. Climbing to Cahuenga Peak and getting to the Wisdom Tree is not an easy Trail.
Okay so we Hiked From Beechwood to the Hollywood Sign, to the Top of the Hollywood Sign, to Cahuenga Peak, to Wisdom Tree. We clocked in about 6 Miles.
The Trail to the Hollywood sign can be challenging because of the uphill and no shade but you can always take breaks and rest on the rails. Once you get on the path to Wisdom it's a bit harder. The path is narrow so on most of that Trail only one person fits on it. You will also be climbing over Big Rocks, so expect some climbing to be involved, hence why I mentioned to wear shoes with traction.
Once you get to these locations, it is so worth the sweat and tears it takes to get here....
Great hike with amazing views! If you're doing the full loop, at the tower where there's a bench (the beginning) go to the left! We went right and then down the other way, and it was harder. Portions are very steep! Because of the recent storms, there are a lot of loose rocks and sand that can make the trail slick. Wear trail shoes!
A steep trail up to the Wisdom Tree then leads you along a ridge over the Hollywood Sign. Unfortunate amounts of trash litter the path, but on a clear day the views of the sprawling city are breathtaking.
Moderate hike. Beautiful view once you get to the Wisdom Tree.
Didn't do the whole loop. Went from the Wishing Tree to the Hollywood Sign. I loved this hike, for our first hike of the year it was a great challenge. Introduced a friend to the adventure of hiking and he really enjoyed himself. Perfect hike for a new hiker!! Lots of rocks, single file, rocky trail. Steep, Dog friendly, older child if avid hiker, not stroller friendly, very busy on weekends Trail.