LA Hikes Honoring Local Legends

Take a hike in memory of a few local legends we lost this year: a mural walk honoring Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna; a visit to Trebek Open Space; and exploring a trail near one of Eddie Van Halen’s haunts.

Week 12.08.2020
Regions Southern CA

Trebek Open Space

Hike Trebek Open Space in Los Angeles County

Hikers on the trail at Trebek Open Space in Los Angeles County
While most hikers head over to adjacent Runyon Canyon, instead do the 2-mile hike at Trebek Open Space and pay your respects to the legendary Jeopardy host and philanthropist, Alex Trebek.
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Mural Walk Honoring Gianna and Kobe Bryant

Mural Walk in downtown Los Angeles honoring Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is the undeniable King of LA. Pay tribute to the life of the sports icon, and his daughter Gianna, on a 2.4-mile memorial walk among eight beautiful murals honoring them.
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Rock and Roll Hike

Hike Altadena Crest Trail in Pasadena

Ready to rock and roll? Honor the late, great Eddie Van Halen with a visit to his old stomping grounds in Pasadena and a nearby 2-mile hike with electric views and acoustic canyons.
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