Best nature in Los Angeles

Check out the top nature in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Trails Cafe
1. The Trails Cafe
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43 local reviews
2333 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-871-2102
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Becca
Savory scones, delicious dark roast coffee, sandwiches, treats, cold drinks, pie, picnic tables, trees, casual…
JANINE
A hidden gem of a coffeeshop perfect for picnics in a beautiful nature setting in Ferndell Griffith Park. Exce…
Elizabeth
This place is a little slice of heaven! Here, in an old ranger station, you will find the most amazing lavende…
1. The Trails Cafe
1. The Trails Cafe
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43 local reviews
2333 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-871-2102
Becca
Becca
Savory scones, delicious dark roast coffee, sandwiches, treats, cold drinks, pie, picnic tables, trees, casual, nature. In Griffith Park. Ge…
JANINE
JANINE
A hidden gem of a coffeeshop perfect for picnics in a beautiful nature setting in Ferndell Griffith Park. Excellent vegetarian and non-veget…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
This place is a little slice of heaven! Here, in an old ranger station, you will find the most amazing lavender shortbread cookies, Stumptow…
2. Elysian Park
2. Elysian Park
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51 local reviews
835 Academy Road, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 213-485-5054
Point of interestEstablishment
Patrick & Sidonie
Second largest park in Los Angeles. Hugely underrated. Majestic views, amazing trails for hiking and running. …
Bobby
Nature paths accessible from our neighborhood
Missy
Great trails for hiking on nature trails that give you some nice views of Downtown. Easy walk from the house.
2. Elysian Park
2. Elysian Park
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51 local reviews
835 Academy Road, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 213-485-5054
Patrick & Sidonie
Patrick & Sidonie
Second largest park in Los Angeles. Hugely underrated. Majestic views, amazing trails for hiking and running. Spectacular nature just steps …
Bobby
Bobby
Nature paths accessible from our neighborhood
Missy
Missy
Great trails for hiking on nature trails that give you some nice views of Downtown. Easy walk from the house.
3. Trader Joe's
3. Trader Joe's
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33 local reviews
263 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-965-1989
Grocery or supermarketSupermarketLiquor store
allen
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Ray
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Judalon
I use this TJs if I am shopping WF.
3. Trader Joe's
3. Trader Joe's
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33 local reviews
263 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 323-965-1989
allen
allen
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Ray
Ray
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
Judalon
Judalon
I use this TJs if I am shopping WF.
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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163 local reviews
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino
Open now
+1 626-405-2100
LibraryArt galleryPark
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is …
Pat
The most beautiful gardens in all of LA! Come here and have High Tea or bring a picnic and relax in the beaut…
Melanie
A railroad tycoon's former residence, the Huntington has changing exhibitions, art collections, rare book disp…
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
4. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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163 local reviews
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino
Open now
+1 626-405-2100
Eduardo
Eduardo
This is a beautiful botanical garden that is a must see if you have some extra time in Pasadena. Admission is around $20 and worth it if you…
Pat
Pat
The most beautiful gardens in all of LA! Come here and have High Tea or bring a picnic and relax in the beautiful nature.
Melanie
Melanie
A railroad tycoon's former residence, the Huntington has changing exhibitions, art collections, rare book displays, and beautiful gardens to…
5. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
5. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
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38 local reviews
9341 Venice Boulevard, Culver City
Closed now
+1 310-836-6131
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Angelique
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
Dana
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
Ayesha
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting tha…
5. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
5. The Museum of Jurassic Technology
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38 local reviews
9341 Venice Boulevard, Culver City
Closed now
+1 310-836-6131
Angelique
Angelique
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
Dana
Dana
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
Ayesha
Ayesha
Don't be fooled by the name, this is not some kind of Spielbergian dinosaurland. It's far more interesting than that. Hidden behind an unass…
6. Topanga
6. Topanga
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10 local reviews
Topanga, Topanga
LocalityPolitical
Yaelle
The hippy, granola, liberal, laid-back crew - enjoy eateriess, cute shops and life - in nature - here up the c…
Ciuin
Excellent hiking and nature - 20 minutes from Venice
Lori
Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Stores, Hiking, Bike Riding
6. Topanga
6. Topanga
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10 local reviews
Topanga, Topanga
Yaelle
Yaelle
The hippy, granola, liberal, laid-back crew - enjoy eateriess, cute shops and life - in nature - here up the canyon, in nature. Say Ohm!
Ciuin
Ciuin
Excellent hiking and nature - 20 minutes from Venice
Lori
Lori
Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Stores, Hiking, Bike Riding
7. Griffith Park
7. Griffith Park
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163 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Suzan
This is a place to enjoy nature in the city and to explore the heavens of our planet. There is also a zoo here…
Ma
Fantastic park and observatory just fifteen minutes drive. Great for hiking, visiting the observatory, bicycli…
John
It's a one-stop fun machine. Nature, hiking, barbeque's, music, a carousel, biking, golf and the Los Angeles Z…
7. Griffith Park
7. Griffith Park
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163 local reviews
4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles
+1 323-913-4688
Suzan
Suzan
This is a place to enjoy nature in the city and to explore the heavens of our planet. There is also a zoo here and some kiddie rides, includ…
Ma
Ma
Fantastic park and observatory just fifteen minutes drive. Great for hiking, visiting the observatory, bicycling, horse back riding and over…
John
John
It's a one-stop fun machine. Nature, hiking, barbeque's, music, a carousel, biking, golf and the Los Angeles Zoo and Gene Autry Museum!!! A …
8. Self Realization Fellowship
8. Self Realization Fellowship
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31 local reviews
17190 W Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310 454-4114
Temple or Shrine
Lorenzo
A very tranquil and calm place where you sit amongst the nature overviewing a Lake.
Debbie
This place has a religious affiliation, but it is a spectacular sight. It's absolutely free and it is an amazi…
Monique
Relax at this serene beautiful lake and meditation center.
8. Self Realization Fellowship
8. Self Realization Fellowship
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31 local reviews
17190 W Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles
Open now
+1 310 454-4114
Lorenzo
Lorenzo
A very tranquil and calm place where you sit amongst the nature overviewing a Lake.
Debbie
Debbie
This place has a religious affiliation, but it is a spectacular sight. It's absolutely free and it is an amazing place to unwind. Not the t…
Monique
Monique
Relax at this serene beautiful lake and meditation center.
9. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
9. 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
Lia + Garry
This is a great place for hiking and seeing California native plants. It gives you an idea of California’s pio…
Josh
If the weather is nice and you're looking to get out in a bit of nature, this is the place. Trails for all lev…
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountai…
9. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
9. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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29 local reviews
1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena
Open now
+1 626-398-5420
Lia + Garry
Lia + Garry
This is a great place for hiking and seeing California native plants. It gives you an idea of California’s pioneer days. There is a small mu…
Josh
Josh
If the weather is nice and you're looking to get out in a bit of nature, this is the place. Trails for all levels of ability. There's even a…
Abel & Laura
Abel & Laura
190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains: www.ecnca.org
10. Tony's on the Pier
10. Tony's on the Pier
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15 local reviews
210 Fishermans Wharf, Redondo Beach
Closed now
+1 310-374-1442
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Stevie
Because this is AWSOME. Views are stunning. Capts plate has everything a mermaid or merman..needs. Order their…
Melissa & Matt
Head up to their 2nd floor bar for an amazing spot to view the sunset, and grab a signature mai tai while you'…
Tony/Eve
Great location on the pier.
10. Tony's on the Pier
10. Tony's on the Pier
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15 local reviews
210 Fishermans Wharf, Redondo Beach
Closed now
+1 310-374-1442
Stevie
Stevie
Because this is AWSOME. Views are stunning. Capts plate has everything a mermaid or merman..needs. Order their signature MAI TAI. Take home …
Melissa & Matt
Melissa & Matt
Head up to their 2nd floor bar for an amazing spot to view the sunset, and grab a signature mai tai while you're at it (comes with keepsake …
Tony/Eve
Tony/Eve
Great location on the pier.
11. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
11. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
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17 local reviews
1517 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica
Open now
+1 310-395-8279
BakeryGrocery or supermarketRestaurant
Patrick and Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their sig…
Joshua
This Italian deli offers what is likely the most iconic sandwich in all of Los Angeles. We’re talking about th…
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their sig…
11. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
11. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
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17 local reviews
1517 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica
Open now
+1 310-395-8279
Patrick and Katja
Patrick and Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their signature sandwich with everythin…
Joshua
Joshua
This Italian deli offers what is likely the most iconic sandwich in all of Los Angeles. We’re talking about the Godmother, of course, Bay Ci…
Patrick And Katja
Patrick And Katja
Everything you need for a Italian/European Feast. The Sandwiches are THE BOMB! Try the "Grandmother" their signature sandwich with everythin…
12. Seabird Jazz Lounge
12. Seabird Jazz Lounge
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11 local reviews
730 East Broadway, Long Beach
Opening soon
+1 562-432-5240
BarNight clubFood
Ranaldi
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Lagatha
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Albert
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
12. Seabird Jazz Lounge
12. Seabird Jazz Lounge
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11 local reviews
730 East Broadway, Long Beach
Opening soon
+1 562-432-5240
Ranaldi
Ranaldi
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Lagatha
Lagatha
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.
Albert
Albert
Local soul food chain serving signature chicken & waffles, Southern sides & more in a casual space.