Bee Rock Loop Hike

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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1.5-2h
Distance
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4.2 km
Elevation
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218 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Bee Rock Loop Hike is a quick outdoor adventure that will see you loop around Griffith Park. While out on the trail, you will pass by the enclosures of the Old Griffith Park Zoo, before climbing up tot he top of Bee Rock for sweeping landscape views. Griffith Park is a popular hiking area, so make sure to arrive early in order to secure parking.

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Route Description for Bee Rock Loop Hike

With a short overall distance and scenery that packs a punch, the Bee Rock loop Hike is a great route to explore if you are pressed for time but are keen on experiencing some Los Angeles views.

Setting out from the trailhead, you will make your way to the south through Griffith Park, passing by the old zoo before looping around to the northwest across the hilly terrain. Keeping left at a fork, you will push uphill along the Bee Rock Trail.

Here, the trail will turn south and bring you to the summit of the hill, where you will enjoy incredible views of the surrounding mountains and sprawling city. After taking in the views, backtrack along the trail and keep left at the fork, following the Mineral Wells Trail until you arrive back at the starting point of your adventure.

Getting to the Bee Rock Loop Hike Trailhead

The starting point for the Bee Rock Loop Hike can be found near the Old Griffith Park Zoo.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    No

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    High

  • Route Type

    Lollipop

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