L.A is a lot more than just celebrities and parties there are many places to explore and lots of mountains to hike!!
Mishe Mokwa Trail
Best Places to Paddleboard
Cabrilllo Beach near San Pedro
Green Travel Guide Los Angeles
(Courtesy Discover Los Angeles)
Traveling to the city where dreams can come true. Here is what you need to know.
L.A. has a vast amount of natural open space, more than 214,000 acres, including the nation’s largest municipal park – 4,014 acre Griffith Park – plus 22 miles of beaches in addition to countless parks and recreation areas. L.A.’s top nature reserves include the 153,095-acre Santa Monica National Recreation Area and the 55,000-acre Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
You can Hike to the tallest point in the Santa Monica Mountains in less than an hour each way for an amazing view.
So, what does this all mean? Well, according to the Brookings Institution, a prestigious Washington think tank, L.A. truly is the “Emerald City,” ranking greener than New York, more virtuous than Portland, Oregon and, yes, even better than socially conscious San Francisco.
Recently, L.A. was named one of the top ten cities for public transportation by AltTransport, adding another green feather into L.A.’s hat.
25 Green Facts about Los Angeles