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O: Tue Moderate easy pace Hikers / Franklin Canyon

Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Presented by: Angeles Chp Wilderness Advntr
Level: Moderate (O)
Location: Franklin Canyon Ranch parking lot

Moderately paced 5 mile, 800’ gain hike up and down a chaparral canyon, with a wonderful viewpoint of the WLA and the Pacific Ocean, then by a lake in the midst of Beverly Hills. Meet 8 AM at Franklin Park/Ranch parking lot. From 101 Fwy take Coldwater Canyon south 2 1/2 miles where it crosses Mulholland Drive West. Make a 90 degree R turn onto Franklin Canyon Drive (sign reads Road Closed 800 yrds) and enter park. Pass upper parking lot at nature center, continue veering right around lake. Turn right at stop sign at bottom of lake, drive 1 mile and veer left on Lake Drive. Warning: Stop at camera monitored stop signs in park or you will be ticketed. Follow to end and park. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.