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LA Hikes Honoring Local Legends

Take a hike in memory of a few local legends we lost this year: a mural walk honoring Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna; a visit to Trebek Open Space; and exploring a trail near one of Eddie Van Halen’s haunts.

Week 12.08.2020
Regions Southern CA

Trebek Open Space

Hike Trebek Open Space in Los Angeles County

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While most hikers head over to adjacent Runyon Canyon, instead do the 2-mile hike at Trebek Open Space and pay your respects to the legendary Jeopardy host and philanthropist, Alex Trebek.
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Mural Walk Honoring Gianna and Kobe Bryant

Mural Walk in downtown Los Angeles honoring Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant is the undeniable King of LA. Pay tribute to the life of the sports icon, and his daughter Gianna, on a 2.4-mile memorial walk among eight beautiful murals honoring them.
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Rock and Roll Hike

Hike Altadena Crest Trail in Pasadena

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Ready to rock and roll? Honor the late, great Eddie Van Halen with a visit to his old stomping grounds in Pasadena and a nearby 2-mile hike with electric views and acoustic canyons.
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    Headlands Over Heels

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