The Ultimate Guide to 20 Weird and Wonderful Walks in L.A.

Put on some sneakers and start exploring the best city in the world

This town is ripe for exploring on foot. From riverbanks and seaside paths to urban stairways and quiet trails, we give you 20 fun ways to get your steps in. (These originally appeared as part of the 20 Great Walks guide in the February 2018 issue of Los Angeles magazine.)

“Get Your Steps in Climbing Silver Lake’s Painted Stairways”

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“This Boozy Stroll Through Old Hollywood Is a Must for History Buffs”

“5 Vintage Hotels Where Downtown’s Lurid Past Comes to Life”

“Why You Should Say Yes to a Walk Through NoHo and Burbank”

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“This Griffith Park Night Hike Is, Surprisingly, Not Terrifying”

“3 L.A. Neighborhoods Worth a Closer Look”

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“This Hike Is the Perfect Alternative to Braving the Crowds at Runyon Canyon”

“This Amazing Hike Begins Where Reseda Boulevard Ends” 

“It’s Time You Took a Walk Around Hollywood Reservoir” 

“How to Make a Day of the 4-Mile Stroll From Manhattan Beach to Redondo Beach”

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“4 Ways to Explore the L.A. River on Foot”

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