Best mountains in Los Angeles

Check out the top mountains in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Standard, Downtown LA Hotel
1. The Standard, Downtown LA Hotel
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41 local reviews
Hotel
James
The Rooftop at The Standard, Downtown LA offers stunning, panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles and the moun…
Holly
The rooftop at the standard, Downtown LA offers stunning, panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles and mountain…
Jani
Iconic LA nightlife! Waterbeds, LA nightly skyline, biergarten, rooftop pool - come early to avoid the crowd a…
1. The Standard, Downtown LA Hotel
1. The Standard, Downtown LA Hotel
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41 local reviews
James
James
The Rooftop at The Standard, Downtown LA offers stunning, panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles and the mountains beyond, a heated swimmin…
Holly
Holly
The rooftop at the standard, Downtown LA offers stunning, panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles and mountains beyond.
Jani
Jani
Iconic LA nightlife! Waterbeds, LA nightly skyline, biergarten, rooftop pool - come early to avoid the crowd and take in the Los Angeles nig…
2. Griffith Park
2. Griffith Park
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164 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Erika
I go hiking and horseback riding here. From Google: Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end…
Breeze
Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz nei…
Sven
Great hiking, running, and walks. Also contains Griffith Observatory, an incredible 1920s observatory perched …
2. Griffith Park
2. Griffith Park
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164 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
Erika
Erika
I go hiking and horseback riding here. From Google: Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains…
Breeze
Breeze
Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, Cali…
Sven
Sven
Great hiking, running, and walks. Also contains Griffith Observatory, an incredible 1920s observatory perched atop a mountain overlooking al…
3. Angeles National Forest
3. Angeles National Forest
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8 local reviews
Angeles National Forest, Arcadia
+1 626-574-1613
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Linda
Go hiking right at the bottom of the driveway or drive to the top of the mountain. Great views!
Agustin
Most people have no idea that the nations first National Forest is located in Los Angeles, the Angeles Nationa…
Linda
Go hiking right at the bottom of the driveway or drive to the top of the mountain. Great views!
3. Angeles National Forest
3. Angeles National Forest
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8 local reviews
Angeles National Forest, Arcadia
+1 626-574-1613
Linda
Linda
Go hiking right at the bottom of the driveway or drive to the top of the mountain. Great views!
Agustin
Agustin
Most people have no idea that the nations first National Forest is located in Los Angeles, the Angeles National Forest is a massive mountain…
Linda
Linda
Go hiking right at the bottom of the driveway or drive to the top of the mountain. Great views!
4. Inn of the Seventh Ray
4. Inn of the Seventh Ray
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38 local reviews
128 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga
Open now
+1 310-455-1311
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
uzi
Our house is also near (10 minutes) renowned restaurants with amazing mountain, water stream and canyon views…
Delia
This beautiful hide-away in the canyon cliffs of Topanga is a bit of a drive, along a windy steep road but you…
kat
One of my favorite spots. Healthy food in a mountain setting, gorgeous patio, very romantic. Stop in at the …
4. Inn of the Seventh Ray
4. Inn of the Seventh Ray
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38 local reviews
128 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga
Open now
+1 310-455-1311
uzi
uzi
Our house is also near (10 minutes) renowned restaurants with amazing mountain, water stream and canyon views and amazing settings-the most…
Delia
Delia
This beautiful hide-away in the canyon cliffs of Topanga is a bit of a drive, along a windy steep road but you will see a different side of…
kat
kat
One of my favorite spots. Healthy food in a mountain setting, gorgeous patio, very romantic. Stop in at the new age gift shop -- so Topang…
5. The Getty
5. The Getty
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285 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310-440-7300
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Stavros
Everything about the museum is top notch and amazing! Admission is free but parking is $15 per car. Situated i…
angela
Although across town from us, this is the most beautiful museum I've been to. Its grand and on top of hill ove…
Van
North on the 405, you will find the Getty Museum (not to be mistaken for the Getty Villa). You have to park an…
5. The Getty
5. The Getty
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285 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310-440-7300
Stavros
Stavros
Everything about the museum is top notch and amazing! Admission is free but parking is $15 per car. Situated in the Santa Monica mountains, …
angela
angela
Although across town from us, this is the most beautiful museum I've been to. Its grand and on top of hill overlooking the ocean in Santa Mo…
Van
Van
North on the 405, you will find the Getty Museum (not to be mistaken for the Getty Villa). You have to park and take the tram to the top of …
6. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
6. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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29 local reviews
1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena
Open now
+1 626-398-5420
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountai…
Maria
There are other hiking trails around here. They are a bit flatter. The San Gabriel Mountains are gorgeous, if …
Maria
There are other hiking trails around here. They are a bit flatter. The San Gabriel Mountains are gorgeous, if …
6. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
6. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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29 local reviews
1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena
Open now
+1 626-398-5420
Abel & Laura
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains: www.ecnca.org
Maria
Maria
There are other hiking trails around here. They are a bit flatter. The San Gabriel Mountains are gorgeous, if you like hiking I do recommend…
Maria
Maria
There are other hiking trails around here. They are a bit flatter. The San Gabriel Mountains are gorgeous, if you like hiking I do recommend…
7. Temescal Gateway Park
7. Temescal Gateway Park
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46 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy, Los Angeles
+1 310 454-1395
Park
Cassandra
My favorite west side Hiking Trail. Easy to get to and has amazing views of the mountains and ocean.
John
Take a hike within walking distance from your guest house. Easy access to the beautiful Santa Monica Mountain…
Olivier
Hike the Santa Monica Mountains and enjoy sweeping views of the city and ocean.
7. Temescal Gateway Park
7. Temescal Gateway Park
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46 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy, Los Angeles
+1 310 454-1395
Cassandra
Cassandra
My favorite west side Hiking Trail. Easy to get to and has amazing views of the mountains and ocean.
John
John
Take a hike within walking distance from your guest house. Easy access to the beautiful Santa Monica Mountain trails.
Olivier
Olivier
Hike the Santa Monica Mountains and enjoy sweeping views of the city and ocean.
8. The Getty
8. The Getty
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69 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310-440-7300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Dore
One of the most impressive architectural achievements in the US — it contains some of the finest works of art …
Sunny
Enjoy views of the downtown, Hollywood sign and an extensive array of space- and science-related displays. D…
Sue
For a taste of culture, visit the Getty Museum not just for the artistic master pieces within its walls, but f…
8. The Getty
8. The Getty
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69 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310-440-7300
Dore
Dore
One of the most impressive architectural achievements in the US — it contains some of the finest works of art in the world. Amazing Tram Rid…
Sunny
Sunny
Enjoy views of the downtown, Hollywood sign and an extensive array of space- and science-related displays. Drive up the windy mountain roa…
Sue
Sue
For a taste of culture, visit the Getty Museum not just for the artistic master pieces within its walls, but for the beautiful gardens as we…
9. Griffith Observatory
9. Griffith Observatory
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662 local reviews
2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles
+1 213 473-0800
Historic Site
Otis
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an …
Ardi
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an …
Donna
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and a…
9. Griffith Observatory
9. Griffith Observatory
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662 local reviews
2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles
+1 213 473-0800
Otis
Otis
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and s…
Ardi
Ardi
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and s…
Donna
Donna
You get a 360 degrees view of LA. Popular tourist attraction, an excellent view of the Hollywood sign, and an extensive array of space and…
10. Topanga State Park
10. Topanga State Park
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45 local reviews
20828 Entrada Road, Topanga
Open now
+1 310-455-2465
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Howard
Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park features 36 miles of trail…
samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can…
Breeze
Topanga State Park is a California state park located in the Santa Monica Mountains, within Los Angeles County…
10. Topanga State Park
10. Topanga State Park
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45 local reviews
20828 Entrada Road, Topanga
Open now
+1 310-455-2465
Howard
Howard
Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park features 36 miles of trails through open grassland, live…
samira
samira
The Topenga State Park is located in the Santa Monica mountains and has some of the most amazing hikes you can get to in the city. Most of t…
Breeze
Breeze
Topanga State Park is a California state park located in the Santa Monica Mountains, within Los Angeles County, California. It is part of th…
11. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
11. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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62 local reviews
4100 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-298-3660
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Lisa
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park i…
Dana
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park i…
Ayesha
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park i…
11. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
11. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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62 local reviews
4100 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-298-3660
Lisa
Lisa
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park in the middle of the Westside. …
Dana
Dana
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park in the middle of the Westside. …
Ayesha
Ayesha
Griffith may get all of the attention, but Kenneth Hahn is impressive in both size and topography for a park in the middle of the Westside. …
12. Yamashiro
12. Yamashiro
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50 local reviews
1999 N Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 466-5125
Japanese Restaurant
Bob
Hundreds of craftsmen were brought from the Orient to recreate a replica of a palace in the “Yamashiro” mounta…
Helen
Built in 1911, it was originally a replica of a mountain palace near Kyoto, Japan. Stunning views, a frequent…
Tanya
CalAsian cuisine Set in a historic Mountain Palace atop Hollywood with stunning views of the city. Five minut…
12. Yamashiro
12. Yamashiro
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50 local reviews
1999 N Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles
Closed now
+1 323 466-5125
Bob
Bob
Hundreds of craftsmen were brought from the Orient to recreate a replica of a palace in the “Yamashiro” mountains in Japan for the Bernheime…
Helen
Helen
Built in 1911, it was originally a replica of a mountain palace near Kyoto, Japan. Stunning views, a frequent set for movies, and part of H…
Tanya
Tanya
CalAsian cuisine Set in a historic Mountain Palace atop Hollywood with stunning views of the city. Five minutes away by foot. Hosts a magni…