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Address: 835 Academy Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1006
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Although just outside of the downtown area, this bucolic park has a series...

Although just outside of the downtown area, this bucolic park has a series of running and biking trails that make it a peaceful escape from city life.

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Cool Swing!

Went up the very steep and slippery but short trail to find the secret swing and it was fantastic! Took a lot of awesome pics up there!

Reviewed 1 week ago
KellyJ0914
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Anaheim, California
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Anaheim, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went up the very steep and slippery but short trail to find the secret swing and it was fantastic! Took a lot of awesome pics up there!

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Thank KellyJ0914
Los Angeles, California
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219 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I decided to make my way to Elysian Park, which is connected to Dodgers Stadium, and take a nice walk/hike to see a different side of L.A. On a nice, clear fall day..it was just what the doctor ordered!! {: Surprisingly, it only took about 20 minutes from west L.A. to get there. And once one arrives it has many... More 

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Thank Almaz A
Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

There 's a lot of spots where you can see the view of downtown LA . Take a nice drive here to see the sunset. There's a hidden swing located on top of the hill near Angel's point.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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106 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This park offers great views of L.A. Watching the skyline from afar whilst you're hiking in the wild is awesome. It is easy to find parking nearby and head up one of the trails. There's a playground at the foot of the hill, so if you bring children they might enjoy it there.

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Thank CasperH
London, Canada
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Elysian Park is a nice get away natural place close to Dodger Stadium. Dirt trails wind around the park and closed/paved roads are in some areas as well. Some steep ups and downs. Lots of dog walkers and joggers, a few family picnics at tables. An 8km run saw almost 500 metres of elevation gain so it was definitely good... More 

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Thank Blair P
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121 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

We went to a family event before a wedding. The park was beautiful and there was plenty of room so we could all stretch out. We had plenty of picnic tables, good proximity to bathrooms (which were clean), lots of shade. It all contributed to a relaxing day with old friends and new. I was very impressed the Los Angeles... More 

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Thank I13JAmarym
West Hollywood, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Whomever wrote the review about all the potholes hasn't been there recently the entire park is now been beautifully pay one of the best and often well-kept surprises in Los Angeles including a beautiful well hidden waterfall park behind the police academy and it to riffic little old world café

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Thank BluCap
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I have lived in L.A. for 3+ years now. This is one of my favorite parks. I come here often. The last two years I have use this park to train for the Los Angeles Marathon. Great trails to run on. There are many hills that one could take. Really improves one's endurance and leg strength. I understand the road... More 

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San Jose, California
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134 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The road was a little rough (BIG potholes), though some parts of the park had better roads than other parts. The overlook offers a fantastic view, though -- it's worth the ride. Just keep your eyes on the road while you're getting to the parking lot up high. Also, you may think you're at the top, but go higher, there's... More 

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Thank Beakertroyd
usa
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303 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

This is a good park -- easy trail with some shady spots and good views. Like all the parks in L.A., there's lots of people walking their dogs here. There's water for dogs at the top.

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