While it’s tough to take our eyes off the sweeping ocean views here at One Coast, the Santa Monica Mountains that tower just to the east are equally as captivating. On “Trailheads,” the third episode of The Golden Life, SVP of Sales & Marketing Bree Long introduces viewers to the miles of trails and lush parklands that await within easy reach of One Coast — from rugged tracks to groomed roads.
The Santa Monica Mountain Range, home to the nation’s largest urban park and over 500 hiking trails, awaits just a stone’s throw from One Coast’s oceanfront community. Whether a seasoned trail runner, mountain biker or simply a nature-lover, one is sure to find something to love amidst the iconic coastal headlands. Browse the details on nearby trails below and stay tuned for next week’s episode to tour LA’s most pristine beaches and iconic surf breaks.
Los Liones Trail to Parker Mesa
0.5 Miles from One Coast
This iconic trail ends at a popular outlook point featuring one of Los Angeles’ most spectacular ocean views. The 7.3-mile hike begins just up the road from One Coast and, for residents, can be reached on foot right from home. The trail begins with a single track that is gently graded and shaded and you eventually rise to 1,525 feet above sea level for jaw-dropping vistas of the endless coastline—and, on a clear day, as far inland as the San Bernardino Mountains.
Paseo Miramar Trail
1.4 Miles from One Coast
For scenic overlooks of Malibu, Santa Monica and even DTLA, this is the trail for you — located just moments from your doorstep at One Coast. This hike meanders the hillside surrounding the Getty Villa, and joins up with the trail from Los Liones to lead you to a breathtaking peak where views of the Pacific and Topanga Canyon will leave you literally and figuratively breathless.
Temescal Canyon Trail
2.7 Miles from One Coast
Temescal Canyon Trail offers everything you could want in a hike: a beautiful wooded canyon, a challenging incline and inspiring panoramic views of LA’s coastline—all at 3 miles round-trip. Depending on the time of year, you may just catch sight of the rushing waterfall on your way up.
Will Rogers State Historic Park
4 Miles from One Coast
Will Rogers State Historic Park’s beautiful countryside setting offers running and hiking trails for all levels. So, whether seeking a simple stroll in nature or a more moderate trek, there are plenty of options to suit your preference.