Lake Hollywood Trail

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Lake Hollywood Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Los Angeles, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
150 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

scenic driving

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

no dogs

An easy, pretty walk around the Hollywood Reservoir.

hiking
5 days ago

It was a nice walk around the lake, great for a different side of Hollywood! However, the 10 foot fence between the path and the lake is a bit of a drawback. I'd recommend this most for a bike ride with kids--shirt, flat, and paved.

walking
9 days ago

Super easy walk. Mostly paved. Great place for kids to ride a bike or skateboard since it is flat and wide. Nice place to bring visitors who want to see the Hollywood signs without having to do one of the harder trails.

10 days ago

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hiking
1 month ago

trail running
1 month ago

trail running
1 month ago

I love running here, as it's one of the longer and more scenic loops in the LA area. Most of it is on paved road but there is a .6 mile segment on dirt. Not a lot of traffic at all in the early morning, just some other fellow runners, elderly groups walking, and a few parents with baby carriages. There are some chill deer and I saw a coyote recently, but it ran away quickly once it saw me. Overall, definitely safe for a solo person, which is important to me. There are 2 sets of portable toilets, plus a water fountain.
Note that reception is extremely poor in this area. I usually drop out of service halfway through the loop.

hiking
1 month ago

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walking
1 month ago

trail running
1 month ago

Offered great views of the Hollywood sign without having to fight crowds or share a trail with hikers and bikers. Easy to follow paved path was nice as an out of towner ... no worries about taking a wrong turn. Did the loop twice and even though it was 90+ there was enough shade to make it tolerable.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

I took my electric bike for a nice workout and found the trail to be very easy. Not too crowded in this Sunday morning from 8 to 9. Be careful of the parking spots because i saw two tickets were given within 5 minutes for the poor souls who didn't read the signs carefully. You can see the Hollywood sign from the dam. The air was fresh because it is early. I spotted 3 to 4 deers. Watch out for the one with the sharp antler. He was hanging out on the road very close to some hikers. There were no fence between him and the hiking crowd. He seem to be more scared of us though.

2 months ago

This is less of a trail, and more of an asphalt road shut down to cars. Most of the path is enclosed by chain link fence, and lots of locked gates.

Mullholland dam is the most scenic part of the circuit, though you get a sense that more of the trails were once open to the public, but are now closed off. :/

Great for cyclists, with its level and even loop.

hiking
2 months ago