Beautiful historic park in Pacific Palisades with a bunch of nice hikes.
Where: 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
When is it open?
Open daily–including holidays. The parking lot is open from 8:00 A.M. all the way to sunset.
How much is parking?
Parking Fee: $12.00 per car
Senior Parking: $11.00 per car
Large Buses (25 – 100): $125.00
Small Buses (10 – 24 or fewer): $50.00
Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are allowed in the historic park area and Inspiration Loop.
Dogs are not allowed on the Backbone, Temescal or Rustic Canyon Trails, however. Don’t make the park rangers intervene!
Inspiration Point Loop
This hiking trail is a 2.1 mile loop with about a 354 foot elevation gain of moderate difficulty. It should take about an hour, and it has a really nice view of the Pacific Ocean with a bunch of benches at the top.
Rivas Canyon Trail
The Rivas Canyon Trail is a 4.6 mile (roundtrip) hike with a 954 foot elevation gain of moderate difficulty.
Go down Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades and then the park is located right off the street at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road.
For more information, check out the California Department of Parks and Recreation’s official website for Will Rogers State Historic Park.