Great Trails and Beach Walks Surprisingly Close to USC
This guide makes it easy for the Trojan Community to get into nature. Located in the heart of the metropolis, the University of Southern California is also fairly close by car or transit to some fine hikes on the urban edge. Trailmaster John McKinney, USC alum, shares his favorite parklands and peaceful retreats near campus. Hike On!
- Trek to the Hollywood Sign, around Griffith Park and to famed movie locations
- Hike the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and Santa Monica Mountains
- Walk along Malibu Beach, enjoy waterfalls and wildflowers