This is a beautiful park in the heart of Beverly Hills. I was there a few weeks ago; California poppies were blooming and Western toads were mating in a vernal pool. All very exciting!! This hike is at the other end of the park, but I'm sure there will be plenty of exciting stuff.
Description of hike:
Franklin Canyon Ranch. Join naturalist Bob on this walk as he guides us with his many years of Franklin Canyon observations. Magnifiers and binoculars recommended. Meet at Ranch House restrooms. 2hrs. Hike led by the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority.
Franklin Canyon Ranch (Lower Franklin Canyon): From Sunset Blvd, turn north on
Beverly Dr. Continue on Beverly Dr by veering left at “to Coldwater Cyn Dr” sign and left at intersection with Coldwater Cyn Dr (look for Beverly Hills Fire Station #2). Turn right on Franklin Canyon Dr. Go 1 mile and turn right on Lake Dr. Park at main lot at end of road.