5 L.A. Hikes & Outfits To Go With 'Em

Ready to take a hike? We’ve got you covered. From the easy-breezy beginner trails to the strenuous rocky cliffs, we’ve rounded up the best L.A. trails. Plus: Great outfits for each!
So, whether looking to test out those hardcore hiking boots or searching for the perfect outdoorsy destination to take your beau (but not actually break a sweat), consider this your foolproof guide to the California mountains.
1 of 5
Photograph: Courtesy of California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Hike: Baldwin Hills
Ideal For: The type who opts for SoulCycle over a yoga class. This trail is relatively quick, quite steep, and over before you know it.

J. Crew Vintage Cotton Tank, $24.50, available at J. Crew; Splendid Terry Shorts, $74, available at Net-A-Porter; Kitsune Fox Head Windbreaker, $299, available at Need Supply Co.; Cold Picnic Icona-Pop Watch, $49.95, available at Anthropologie; Eastland Butternut Leather Hiking Boot, $85, available at Urban Outfitters.
2 of 5
Photograph: Courtesy of California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Hike: Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
Ideal For: A perfect date or anniversary. If you're up for a bit of a drive, and looking for a stunning hike as the backdrop of your romantic outing, this trail comes highly recommended.

Zara Faded Vest Top, $25.90, available at Zara; Fjällräven Backpack, $74.99, available at Modcloth; Levi's Paisley Bandana, $16, available at Levis; Roxy Oceanside Shorts, $38.50, available at PacSun; Sperry Top-Sider Boot, $125, available at Neiman Marcus.
Advertisement
3 of 5
Photograph: Courtesy of California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Hike: Saddleback (or, Santiago Peak)
Ideal For: A full day-trip hike!

ONITSUKA TIGER Colorado Sneaker, $109.69, available at ASOS; Quicksilver Freeport Sweatpants, $40, available at Quicksilver; Soul Clothes Swaggy Tank, $20, available at Etsy; Victoria's Secret Supermodel Sports Bra, $29.50, available at Victoria's Secret; Bobble Black Filtered Watter Bottle, $14, available at House Of Fraser.
4 of 5
Photograph: Courtesy of California Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Hike: Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park
Ideal For: A gal looking for more of walk than a climb!

Forever21 Space Dye Sports Bra, $9.80, available at Forever21; Marc By Marc Jacobs Mixed Hair Ties, $32, available at Bloomingdales; Nixon The Wire Headphones, $40, available at Swell; Patagonia Women's Shorts, $34.30, available at Patagonia; Reebok High-tops, $50, available at Shoescribe.
5 of 5
Photographed by Eli Duke.
The Hike: Bronson Caves at Griffith Park
Ideal For: A short and spooky introduction to California's geology!

Rag & Bone Racer Hoody, $350, available at Rag & Bone; Superdry Sports Bra, $30, available at Superdry; Modekungen Clipper's Hat, $50, available at Modekungen; Nike Free 3.0, $110, available at Nike; Adidas Firebird Track Pants, $65, available at Adidas.
Advertisement