Fryman Canyon Trail

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Fryman Canyon Trail is a 3.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Studio City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
695 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Great little hike. Most of the hike has a nice wide trail that is well maintained (and part of it paved). The end of the hike was through a residential neighborhood. Nice views of the valley, but nothing amazing. Not too crowded, but passed people every couple of minutes. Saw Mountain bikers, dog walkers, and trail runners in addition to people out for a walk. Great place to get some exercise.

1 month ago

Great hike if you like some challenge and don’t have a lot of time. Wear sunscreen as you are quite exposed.

1 month ago

Fairly moderate incline; is nice for a quick (usually takes me 1-1.5 hours walking) hike. Love to take the dogs here when it's cool enough. Great views. Water near the end for humans and doggos. Parking is occasionally full, but I can always find a spot nearby in the neighborhood.

hiking
1 month ago

love this park but haven't been since they re-opened. does anyone know the cost to park now
thanks
Paul

hiking
1 month ago

One of my favorite places to hike. It’s more of a walk than a hike. I’m surprised it was ranked “moderate”. Nice wide trails. Beautiful view at the “top” where the dog water fountain is.

hiking
1 month ago

Hike here four days a week and it’s a lovely trail. I’ve never encountered any scary wildlife. People are very friendly.

hiking
1 month ago

2 months ago

right amount of exercise 1 hour loop

2 months ago

It was more of a walk than a hike. Plenty of people around and a nice stroll through the residential neighborhood.

trail running
3 months ago

Love it! Plenty of trashcans along the trail for your dog bags. Parking was not a problem. Only confusing bit is part of the trail is just the sidewalk of a residential street. Also restrooms were out of toilet paper.

hiking
3 months ago

Training for a bigger trip with a 50 lb backpack, not my favorite place to hike by far, not a fan of the LA city hikes, but served its purpose for a short commute and quick hike for lunch.

4 months ago

Great easy hike to take with a small/old dog :) Ended up taking the rainforest trail afterwards to make our hike a little longer.

5 months ago

Fun hike to take with my 8 year old dog! After we finished the loop we went ahead and did the Rainforest trail which made it all worth it.

6 months ago

Great views

6 months ago

Not bad it is only a 2.7 mile hike. You get a good sweat and a nice workout. I will do it again.

hiking
6 months ago

Love the fact that it is half shady so you don’t sweat balls off in the summer.

hiking
6 months ago

This is my favorite neighborhood hikes. Very new bathrooms located in the parking lot. And there are a couple hidden trails. The main trail is great for jogging or walking. At the end you can take a stroll in the quite neighborhood with gorgeous houses. (See if you can find the old Kardashians house)

6 months ago

Love it

walking
6 months ago

Trail is open. Very busy parking lot on a Sunday

7 months ago

Full loop has opened after renovation! Great to have it back!

hiking
7 months ago

Nice hike with wonderful views.

hiking
7 months ago

The trail is open again!

7 months ago

Love this trail. But is it open or not???! Waiting...waiting....

8 months ago

wilacre parking lot on laurel canyon is closed for renos which are to end in jan 2018 (per the signage). you cannot take the north trail to tree people... fenced in.
however you can still walk up the southern route along fryman and iredell ...

8 months ago

Love doing my morning hike

hiking
9 months ago

Come here all the time for a little exercise. First quarter of the trail is the hardest, then it’s a nice and easy incline and then descends at a comfortable pace. Nice view at the top and lots of people usually around. Partially paved in the beginning, but mostly a dirt path for the rest of the hike.

10 months ago

Great urban hike - can do loop in under an hour.

11 months ago

Perfect trail for speed or casual, with great views. Plus saw 9 rattlers, (2 mating pairs), one tarantula , and one dear the past month.

hiking
11 months ago

went there this morning and trail is closed until January 2018. we ended going somewhere else instead.

hiking
11 months ago

Beautiful way to start the day

11 months ago

Good

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