Topanga State Park, Los Angeles

4.7
#2 of 14 in Nature in Los Angeles
Roam the 45 sq km (17 sq mi) of Topanga State Park, where a range of microclimates supports a variety of plant and animal life. Hike, bike, or horseback ride along the state park's many trails, which can take you through woodlands of California oak and walnut, savannah grasslands, and ranch areas with large sandstone formations. The park shelters over 140 animal species, including many resident and migratory birds. A few historical buildings dot the grounds, and its nature center educates visitors about the biodiversity of the area. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Los Angeles trip simple and quick.
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  • Topanga Park is a great place to connect with the outdoors, explore and admire nature while you hike. I enjoyed seeing the local wildlife especially the deers. If you decide to visit the park expect.....  more »
  • We took our 3 year old (pretty much 4) here, there is a nice spot by the pond for smaller kids to throw rocks or look for wildlife. We took a short trail which was easy enough, the dirt track was...  more »
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  • I work in this area so I had a chance to find all the beautiful spots to sight see. Great views of Malibu, SF Valley and Santa Monica and Venice areas.
  • Easy-moderate hike. After visiting the eagle rock and the cave, we took another trail on your way back (right side) which goes to the ranch and finally to the parking lot. Be careful when you want to see the cave. And finally, synthesize with the nature⚘.
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