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What’s Open for Memorial Day Weekend in L.A.?

A guide to the beaches, parks, trails and more that you might be able to enjoy this long weekend

5 L.A. Hikes You’ve Probably Never Done That Are Better Than Runyon

These pathways promise views of the ocean and hidden rock pools

10 Best Hikes in Los Angeles

As we roll into spring, here are some spots to try in the greater L.A. area.

Explore All of Silver Lake’s Hidden Painted Stairways

An expert on the "stairway capital of L.A." shows us the ropes

This New Guide to California’s Glorious Forests Is a Love Letter—and a Call to Action

Naturalist and artist Obi Kaufmann published 'The Forests of California' because "people protect what they love, and people love what they understand and know"

These Are the Hikes for When You Just Cannot Even with Runyon

Why not enjoy trails that aren’t as jammed as the 405 for a change?
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The Unique Optimism of Being a Mushroom Forager in Southern California

In our parched part of the country, finding mushrooms can be like striking gold. But that doesn’t stop members of the Los Angeles Mycological Society from grabbing their baskets and trying

7 Hikes Made Better By The Rain

Waterfalls and rivers, and lakes, oh my!

How to Upgrade Your Pup’s Dog Park Experience in L.A.

Your dog deserves better than a fenced-in dirt lot
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This Spectacular Park Is One of L.A.’s Most Undervalued Retreats

Hundreds of acres of beauty—and if you blink you could miss it