Hikes with Your Best Friend

Hiking with your furry best friend is such a pawsitive thing to do, and these three LA spots have mountain-to-sea panoramas, cinematic scenery, and inspiration points that are top dog!

Week 08.24.2021
Regions Southern CA

Pawfect Double

Dog-friendly LA hike with great views at Upper and Lower Canyonback Trails

Hiker and a dog at Upper and Lower Canyonback Trails in the Santa Monica Mountains
Dog drinking out of a waterbowl at a dog station at Upper and Lower Canyonback Trails in Los Angeles County
Two hikers coming to the crest of a trail at Upper and Lower Canyonback Trails in Los Angeles county
It might be the best doggone hike in LA! Double up on the fur-friended fun in the northeastern Santa Monica Mountains of the San Fernando Valley. Upper and Lower Canyonback Trails deliver countless panoramic city views.
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Dogs on the Runyon

Hike a dog-friendly loop at Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles

Hiker going uphill at Runyon Canyon with views of LA below in Los Angeles
Two hikers and a dog going up a tree lined hill at Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles
Hiker taking a break on stair steps and looking out to the city view of LA at Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles
Runyon Canyon is Hollywood’s go-to green space, and the trail system here is one of the most popular for active Angelenos and their canine companions. Opt for the feature-length 3.3-mile loop that climbs 800 feet through the 160-acre park.
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Dog Heaven

Dog-Friendly Hiking in Will Rogers State Historic Park

Will Rogers once said, “If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” So it’s fitting that Will’s 186-acre Pacific Palisades ranch, preserved as Will Rogers State Historic Park, is heaven on earth for dogs, not to mention people and horses. In fac
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Weekend Sherpa Podcast: Take it Outside

Weekend Sherpa Podcast: Take it Outside

Weekend Sherpa Podcast: Take it Outside.
Dr Sean Amegadzie bicycle Dantes View Death Valley
Adventure for your earbuds. What's new in the world of the outdoors? Listen to Weekend Sherpa co-founders discuss local hikes, beaches, bike rides, camping spots and all kinds of travel and adventure in California and beyond!
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