Route: Griffith Park 11-Peak Traverse

Submitted by MartinLTorres on Sun, 10/22/2023 - 02:59pm
California, US
6.4 mi
Vertical Gain
1,900 ft

Griffith Park is the crown jewel of Los Angeles city-park trailrunning and deserved an FKT route that shows all it has to offer. 

This route traverses the entire park and summits the 11 primary peaks of the park. Along the way, you have amazing views of the entire city while passing Los Angeles icons like the Hollywood Sign and the Griffith Observatory.

The route can be run either West-to-East or East-to-West but the terminus points are the same: the lockable gate trailhead for Burbank Peak aka Wisdom Tree Trail for the West and the Coolidge Trailhead for the east. The runner can choose the best route as long as they connect the requisite peaks listed below: 

Burbank Peak
Cahuenga Peak
Mt Lee
Mt Chapel
Baby Bell
Mt Bell
Taco Peak
Mt Hollywood
Hogback Peak
Glendale Peak
Beacon Hill