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This hike is approximately 6-7 miles hike round trip. It has 600 feet elevation gain. We're going to hike by tree people site and cross cold water canyon and walk along a street down into franklin canyon. Please watch out for cars!
We're going to walk around a beautiful lake with ducks, raccoons, turtles, and pine trees.
Wilacre Park is located on the NW corner of Laurel Canyon and Fryman in Studio city. 3431 Fryman Rd Studio City, CA 91604. We will meet at the fire-road gate at 3 pm, but leave at 3:15 pm. Hike is approx. 3 to 4 hours. Bring water, sunscreen, and a snack.
The parking lot closes at sunset.
The opening scene of the Andy Griffith show was filmed here http://wn.com/Andy_Griffith_Filming_Locations__Franklin_Canyon
Star Trek, Combat, Who the West was Won we're also filmed here http://www.movielocationsplus.com/frankcan.htm
The park has a limited amount of parking.There is some free parking in the neighborhood on Laurel Terrace just North of Fryman on Laurel Cyn. (Next street light over) The neighborhood on Fryman has just been re-zoned for no parking.
I don't recommend this hike for beginners.Need a sweep. Any volunteers? Can't do this hike without a sweep--don't want to lose anyone.
If temp is over 85' degrees hike will be postponed. Rain cancels.