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26 Dec

Runyon Canyon

We are  just  a 10 minute walk to the hiking  trails of Runyon Canyon –   The hiking trails are perfect for any age or athletic range and you will be rewarded with beautiful views of Los Angeles, including the Hollywood Sign.
Show up in the early morning and get the payoff of uncrowded trails or come at dusk and see the view of the city lights against the fading sky.
There are 3 main hiking trails at Runyon Canyon each designed for a different physical challenge. Whether you are visiting Runyon Canyon for a leisurely stroll with your pup or running the trails to get a workout, Runyon Canyon has everything you are looking for. Make sure you have a good set of running shoes when visiting as the terrain is steep and unpaved in many areas of the park and always make sure you bring enough fresh water with you.
View Runyon Canyon Park in a larger map
Places of Interest
Entrances
1. Runyon Canyon – Fuller Avenue Entrance
Welcome to Runyon Canyon
The Fuller Avenue entrance of Runyon Canyon only a stones throw away from historic Hollywood landmarks and the most popular and widely-used gateway into this world-famous park. This side of Runyon Canyon offers very little-to-no on-the-street parking and is the closest to the grassy park where the FREE daily Yoga classes are held.
2. Runyon Canyon – N. Vista Street Entrance
Welcome to Runyon Canyon
The N. Vista Street entrance of Runyon Canyon; lined beautiful gardens on a quiet street this entrance drops you off directly into the heart of Runyon Canyon. When entering Runyon Canyon from the N. Vista Street entrance you will find yourself at the designated stretching area of the park and the beginning of the two most popular hiking routes.
3. Runyon Canyon – Runyon Canyon Road Entrance
Welcome to Runyon Canyon
The Runyon Canyon Road entrance of Runyon Canyon; a fun and intriguing way to enter the park. Not only does this entrance bring you directly on to the top of the mountain but it also offers an instantly-stunning view of the entire Runyon Canyon. This road connects Hollywood to the North side of the Santa Monica Mountain Range directly beside the mascots of Runyon Canyon; a horse named Wilber and goat named George who live in the ranch at the top of the hill.
Hiking Routes
1. Runyon Canyon – Route A
Hiking in Runyon Canyon
Route A is what hiking in Runyon Canyon is all about; fun, relaxing, beautiful and everything you need to unwind and enjoy a day in the park. Route A is best known for it’s lax off-leash policy, soft incline and beautiful view. Runyon Canyon’s Route A is one of the last real-life social networks left in the city, canine and owner alike.
2. Runyon Canyon – Route B
Hiking in Runyon Canyon
Route B is a fun, friendly and challenging hike up the dusty hills of Runyon Canyon – not only is it a great workout but it’s a great way to see the city of Los Angeles. See Runyon Canyon like you’ve never seen it before, Route B is AMAZING!
Route B offers the best view of the world-famous Hollywood sign and Griffith Observatory in the distance. The view of downtown Los Angeles from Route B is stunning and simply unbeatable.
3. Runyon Canyon – Route C
Hiking in Runyon Canyon
Route C is not for the feint of heart nor is it a game, this route is naturally designed by tough folks to challenge themselves.
Runyon Canyon’s Route C is for the highest training level users and visitors to the park. This route is perfect for intense cardiovascular and cross training.  Not only does it offer the best workout but also the best view 360 degree view of the city of Los Angeles – on a clear day you can see from downtown to the oceans and beyond.
Hiking Detours
1. Runyon Canyon – Detour 1
The Walk of Love!
This small detour is the only path that leads you directly to the Love / Peace Spiral. If you enter the park through the Fuller Ave. entrance then this path is super easy to find and fun to explore. Along the way to the Love / Peace Spiral you will find a rope swing ready for use and guaranteed relaxation.
2. Runyon Canyon – Detour 2
The Money Shot!
You’ve come this far – now it’s time for the big pay off. Take and easy stroll through the wooded hills to the BEST scenic outlook point in all of Runyon Canyon. This is the view that makes Runyon Canyon the most beloved park in the city of Los Angeles – treat yourself to the best view in the city…of the city.
Important Runyon Canyon Spots
1. Runyon Canyon – Yoga Park
Take a light breeze, the shade from an oak tree, the warm sun and a soft patch of grass – this is yoga in the Runyon Canyon park. The fans of Runyon Canyon and the supporters of FREE yoga at Runyon Canyon have taken the FREE yoga classes to new heights.
The FREE yoga classes and sessions at Runyon Canyon are open and friendly to all experience levels.
2. Runyon Canyon – Stretching Area
Don’t Forget to Stretch
Welcome to the designated Runyon Canyon stretching area; stretching is the most important part of working out and this is the place to do it.
1. Runyon Canyon – Scenic Outlook 1
Seeing Los Angeles in a Whole New Way
Runyon Canyon offers the most stunning view of the city of Los Angeles and this is just one of them. On a clear day  (usually the day after it rains) you can see from downtown Los Angeles the whole way to Venice Beach and beyond. Runyon Canyon offers the best sightseeing in the city of Los Angeles. Treat yourself to a day of fun in the sun and don’t forget to take your camera to capture all of the memories.
2. Runyon Canyon – Scenic Outlook 2
360 Degrees of Amazing!
This scenic outlook point in Runyon Canyon offers the most amazing view of the city of Los Angeles. This scenic outlook point is not easy to find but if you follow the map and some suggestions for other hikers in the park – you will be glad you visited.
Runyon Canyon “Must-See” Areas
 The Runyon Canyon Love / Peace Spiral
Enough Love to Go Round!
Welcome to a Runyon Canyon spectacle – the Love / Peace Spiral, designed by the visitors and fans of Runyon Canyon for other visitors, fans and lovers of Runyon Canyon. Hidden towards the back of the park amongst the trees and only visible from the top of the hills of Runyon Canyon – this is truly something special.
Nobody is sure who designed it – but we are all glad they did.
 The Runyon Canyon Ranch
The Runyon Canyon Mascots
This is one of the coolest ranches in the world and it just happens to be at the top of Runyon Canyon. In a foreground lives a horse named Wilber and goat named George who live in the ranch at the top of the hill. In the background  a stunning view of the city.  This ranch and the mascots that live there are a must-see during your hike in Runyon Canyon – you will be happy you stopped by.
PARKING
There is little-to-no parking available at Runyon Canyon.  Please refrain from driving to Runyon Canyon park. Your best bet for getting to and from the park would be to walk, take public transportation, take a taxi or ride your bike.
1. Runyon Canyon – Watch Your Step!
This section is steep, slippery and contains loose footings, rocks and snakes. If you choose to take this route – please be careful and wear proper shoes with a good sole.
Free Yoga Classes – Daily
Runyon Canyon’s FREE daily yoga class. 3-5 times a day (see schedule below) you can take FREE yoga classes at Runyon Canyon in the All are welcome to the FREE daily yoga classes the instructors are helpful and  knowledgable.
What will you need?
You should be prepared for a full yoga experience when you come to the FREE daily yoga classes at Runyon Canyon, you should come equipped with a yoga mat, a towel for sweat, and some water.  Although the yoga classes at Runyon Canyon are FREE, donations are always accepted and welcomed by the yoga instructors that make these yoga classes possible.
Current Daily Yoga Schedule listed below:


Current Daily Yoga Schedule
Monday:
Time: 8:45am
Instructor: Donna
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Kamala
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor: Steve / Donna
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Nicole


Tuesday:
Time: 8:45am
Instructor: Donna
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Kamala Mathis / Siri Khalsa
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor:  Steve
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor:  Steve


Wednesday:
Time: 8:45am
Instructor: Donna
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Daniel
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor: Donna
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Siri


Thursday:
Time: 8:45am
Instructor: Donna
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Kamala Mathis / Siri Khalsa
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor: Donna
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Hollis


Friday:
Time: 8:45am
Instructor: Donna
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Daniel
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor: Yogi Steve
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Patricia


Saturday
Time: 10:30am
Instructor: Yogi Steve
Time: 12:30-2:00pm
Instructor: Yoga Boot Camp with Yogi Steve
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor: Yogi Steve
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Amy


Sunday
Time: 10:30am
Instructor:  Steve
Time: 2:00pm
Instructor:  Steve
Time: 6:00pm
Instructor: Scott
Material Courtesy of  http://runyoncanyon-losangeles.com/


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