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Mapping The 11 Most Celeb-Filled Hiking Trails In Los Angeles

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Los Angeles is packed with wonderful hiking trails that, besides a good workout, also offer all kinds of wonderful sights along the journey. Maybe you're the type who likes to see old movie set ruins or a spectacular view when you're climbing a mountain. Or perhaps you prefer to gawk at sweaty celebrities. We do not judge! So, for Outdoors Week, we're revisiting our map of the most celebrity-packed hiking trails in Los Angeles, compiled with our good friends at Racked LA: visit any of these 11 spots and there's a not-terrible chance you'll end up sharing a workout with anyone from Pamela Anderson to Brad Pitt to Natalie Portman. Hike on! Camera phones up!

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1. Runyon Canyon Park

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N. Fuller Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 666-5046
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Its chill dog policy and close proximity to Hollywood Hills homes make this 160-acre park the holy grail of celebrity sightings. Open daily from dawn to dusk. Celebs: All of them, but specifically Vanessa Hudgens, Gavin Rossdale, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

2. Franklin Canyon Park

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2600 Franklin Canyon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 858-3090
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Featuring a duck pond and three-acre lake, this, 605-acre park has been spotted in a slew of legendary shows and films, including Creature of the Blue Lagoon and the opening credits of The Andy Griffith Show. Open daily from dusk to dawn. Celebs: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

3. Griffith Observatory Trail

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Fern Dell Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 913 4688
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One of many Griffith Park trails, this 2.5-mile hike located on Fern Dell Dr off Los Feliz features stellar views of both Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign. Open daily from 6am to 10pm. Celebs: Joaquin Phoenix and Rebel Wilson. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

4. Coldwater Canyon Park

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1100 N Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 285-6820
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Fit for families, this nature-filled park near Studio City features a 3.1-mile loop trail, two play areas and panoramic views of the city. Celebs: Anne Hathaway. (Photo: FameFlynet Picture)

5. Mandeville Canyon Fire Road

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2652 Westridge Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049

This Brentwood favorite is a less-crowded version of Runyon. Featuring tons of uphill climbs, visitors often trek to the base of the Nike Missile tower to see epic views of the coastline. Open daily from sunrise to sunset. Celebs: Jennifer Garner, Fergie and Josh Duhamel. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

6. Hollyridge Trail

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Mount Lee in Griffith Park
Hollywood, CA 90027

A 40-minute hike via this trail takes you to directly to the Hollywood Sign. (Follow this guide.) Celebs: Madonna and Natalie Portman. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

7. Temescal Canyon Gateway Park

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15601 W Sunset Blvd
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-1395
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Located one mile north of the PCH, this park features 141 acres of canyons, incredible views and access to a 20,000-acre region of the Santa Monica Mountains known as the "Big Wild." Celebs: Kate Beckinsale. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

8. Bronson Canyon Park

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3200 Canyon Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 666-5046

This park is located in the southwest section of Griffith Park and is a popular site for shows and films, including Batman and many episodes of Star Trek. Open from 5am to dusk. Celebs: Brad Pitt and Ashley Jensen. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

9. Wilacre Park

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3431 Fryman Road
Studio City, CA 91604

Often mistaken for Fryman Park, this three-mile loop on Betty B. Dearing Trail connects through Wilacre Park, Fryman Overlook and Coldwater Canyon Park. It's the site of the former estate of silent movie cowboy Will Acres. Celebs: Isla Fisher, Dakota Fanning and Emile Hirsch. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

10. Solstice Canyon

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3998 Solstice Canyon Road, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Malibu, CA 90265

Popular with Malibu stars, this three-mile loop trail features a creek, a 30-foot waterfall, ocean views and a hidden statue of the Virgin Mary. Celebs: Diane Von Furstenberg, Pamela Anderson and Owen Wilson. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

11. Topanga State Park

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20800 Entrada Rd
Topanga, CA

Considered "the world’s largest wildland within the boundaries of a major city," this park features 36 miles of nature and ocean views. Celebs: Amanda Seyfried. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

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1. Runyon Canyon Park

N. Fuller Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

Its chill dog policy and close proximity to Hollywood Hills homes make this 160-acre park the holy grail of celebrity sightings. Open daily from dawn to dusk. Celebs: All of them, but specifically Vanessa Hudgens, Gavin Rossdale, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

N. Fuller Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

2. Franklin Canyon Park

2600 Franklin Canyon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Featuring a duck pond and three-acre lake, this, 605-acre park has been spotted in a slew of legendary shows and films, including Creature of the Blue Lagoon and the opening credits of The Andy Griffith Show. Open daily from dusk to dawn. Celebs: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

2600 Franklin Canyon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

3. Griffith Observatory Trail

Fern Dell Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068

One of many Griffith Park trails, this 2.5-mile hike located on Fern Dell Dr off Los Feliz features stellar views of both Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign. Open daily from 6am to 10pm. Celebs: Joaquin Phoenix and Rebel Wilson. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

Fern Dell Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068

4. Coldwater Canyon Park

1100 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Fit for families, this nature-filled park near Studio City features a 3.1-mile loop trail, two play areas and panoramic views of the city. Celebs: Anne Hathaway. (Photo: FameFlynet Picture)

1100 N Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

5. Mandeville Canyon Fire Road

2652 Westridge Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049

This Brentwood favorite is a less-crowded version of Runyon. Featuring tons of uphill climbs, visitors often trek to the base of the Nike Missile tower to see epic views of the coastline. Open daily from sunrise to sunset. Celebs: Jennifer Garner, Fergie and Josh Duhamel. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

2652 Westridge Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049

6. Hollyridge Trail

Mount Lee in Griffith Park, Hollywood, CA 90027

A 40-minute hike via this trail takes you to directly to the Hollywood Sign. (Follow this guide.) Celebs: Madonna and Natalie Portman. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

Mount Lee in Griffith Park
Hollywood, CA 90027

7. Temescal Canyon Gateway Park

15601 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Located one mile north of the PCH, this park features 141 acres of canyons, incredible views and access to a 20,000-acre region of the Santa Monica Mountains known as the "Big Wild." Celebs: Kate Beckinsale. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

15601 W Sunset Blvd
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

8. Bronson Canyon Park

3200 Canyon Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068

This park is located in the southwest section of Griffith Park and is a popular site for shows and films, including Batman and many episodes of Star Trek. Open from 5am to dusk. Celebs: Brad Pitt and Ashley Jensen. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

3200 Canyon Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068

9. Wilacre Park

3431 Fryman Road, Studio City, CA 91604

Often mistaken for Fryman Park, this three-mile loop on Betty B. Dearing Trail connects through Wilacre Park, Fryman Overlook and Coldwater Canyon Park. It's the site of the former estate of silent movie cowboy Will Acres. Celebs: Isla Fisher, Dakota Fanning and Emile Hirsch. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

3431 Fryman Road
Studio City, CA 91604

10. Solstice Canyon

3998 Solstice Canyon Road, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Malibu, CA 90265

Popular with Malibu stars, this three-mile loop trail features a creek, a 30-foot waterfall, ocean views and a hidden statue of the Virgin Mary. Celebs: Diane Von Furstenberg, Pamela Anderson and Owen Wilson. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

3998 Solstice Canyon Road, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Malibu, CA 90265

11. Topanga State Park

20800 Entrada Rd, Topanga, CA

Considered "the world’s largest wildland within the boundaries of a major city," this park features 36 miles of nature and ocean views. Celebs: Amanda Seyfried. (Photo: FameFlynet Pictures)

20800 Entrada Rd
Topanga, CA