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Runyon Canyon Trail [Temp. Closed]

Los Angeles, CA

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Runyon Canyon Trail [Temp. Closed] is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Los Angeles, CA that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible from January until April. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Recent Reviews

on Sunken City
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

So it was a lot of fun to explore, but sadly very dirty! Once we hiked down the mountain beachside we were bombarded by disgust. All the leftover old Dead Seaweed on the shore with seagulls pooping and eating crab! It smelled like old fish and a lot of gross flies! A lot of lower class roaming around and it feels like people just dump their old belongings over the ledge.. It is beautiful from the top but once you get down its just nasty!

on Sunken City
15 days ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

on Sunken City
29 days ago

hiking
6 Completed6 Reviews

Last hiked summer 2015.

This is a raw bandit trail that my son and I had to fence-hop to access. According to the city, it's illegal to enter SC. But boy, is it worth it! Tons of gorgeous graffiti, slabs of broken asphalt and a view of the ocean that'll take your breath away!

Lots of broken glass and other trash, so wear some good shoes. Keep an eye out for the Jura (police), because they're not big fans of Sunken City explorers.

on White Point Trail
1 month ago

walking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Fun walk! Wouldn't really call it a hike, I take my dog here about 3 times a week and he loves it! The coyotes can get a little creepy before 9am though

on White Point Trail
2 months ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

on Sunken City
2 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

A romantic hike with my sweetheart and a bottle of red wine with a cheese platter. She loved it. It was even better than Ann planned she brought along her telescope and we were able to see the stars and moon. Brought al

on Sunken City
2 months ago

walking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Excellent! So great to check out old roads. Being so close to cliffs was also fantastic. Great place for making out if you are under 16 or yoga selfies if you are brave.

on Sunken City
2 months ago

walking
19 Completed17 Reviews

Really really cool path. Lots of artwork and abandoned areas that add a great bit of ambiance to the walk. Some interesting tidepools are also a short walk away.

on Sunken City
3 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Sunken City
4 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

The area is closed. Definitely not good for children simply because to get around the gate requires scaling down a steep cliff side. Disappointment. Unless there's a safer way to get around the gate.

on Sunken City
5 months ago

hiking
6 Completed3 Reviews

Very easy trail. Took my 5yo. He loved climbing the rocky path. Great views of the ocean. We walked to the pier after. Probably should have brought some snacks for him.

on White Point Trail
5 months ago

3 Completed1 Reviews

on Royal Palms State Beach t...
5 months ago

hiking
612 Completed439 Reviews

on Sunken City
5 months ago

612 Completed439 Reviews

on White Point Trail
5 months ago

hiking
612 Completed439 Reviews

on Sunken City
6 months ago

3 Completed1 Reviews

More of an urban exploring adventure than anything but that doesn't take away from it if you know what you're getting into. You have to precariously hike around the perimeter fence to get to the Sunken City part--on a busy enough day you just have to follow the people to the path but don't worry, it's there.

Some neighbors have rallied to open this up to the public and some have fought it but I imagine it'll continue to be "off limits" because that's just the status quo.

on Sunken City
7 months ago

7 Completed6 Reviews

on Sunken City
7 months ago

5 Completed4 Reviews

on Sunken City
1 year ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

As mentioned before it's not much of a hike, but more of a walk through to see some cool graffiti, over what used to be a city.

on Sunken City
1 year ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

To Whom it May Concern, I am a police officer with the LAPD Harbor Division, which includes San Pedro. Currently the area known as "Sunken City" is closed to the public; there is a perimeter fence and no trespassing signs posted to illustrate this fact. We recently did a sweep of the area and cited a large number of people for trespassing. Everyone cited will have to appear in court before and judge and will be facing penalties of up to 6 months in jail or a $1,000.00 fine. Make no mistake about it, if you are caught trespassing in Sunken City by Law Enforcement, you will be cited and or arrested and will then be facing a similar consequence.