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Go all the Time

Best and easiest to get to lower heaven! Never a crowd--just a few snakes! Watch Out! Best avoid... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Levi Yitzhaq G
"Neat Park"

We visited Franklin Canyon Park primarily to see where the Andy Griffith Show was filmed. Neat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Franklin Canyon Park rests on 605 acres near the center of Los Angeles between the San Fernando Valley and Beverly Hills. Within the park boundaries are chaparral, grasslands and oak woodlands, a three-acre lake, an ADA-accessible duck pond...more
2600 Franklin Canyon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-1600
+1 310-858-7272
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best and easiest to get to lower heaven! Never a crowd--just a few snakes! Watch Out! Best avoid the high sun.

Thank Levi Yitzhaq G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Franklin Canyon Park primarily to see where the Andy Griffith Show was filmed. Neat place to walk around and enjoy the beautiful scenery! Short drive from area attractions, this is a neat stop!

Thank 86MissyJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park and a must-see park. Love walking through it. If you get the chance, then it may look familiar. That's because a part of the walk and lake was used in the opening credits of The Andy Griffith Show. George Vreeland...More

Thank GeorgeVreelandHill
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the nature parks you have to visit. Franklin is a large park and in it music concerts are held. It is a short drive from Beverly hills. There is plenty of car parking spaces when needed.

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Franklin Canyon Reservoir Loop is a great family experience! The trails are family friendly. We would suggest rugged outdoor-geared strollers only. Bring lots of water. The bathroom is clean! Ducks, geese, turtles, and frogs can be seen near the water. *sorry, feeding the ducks is...More

Thank Elle F
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Just a short drive from "downtown" Beverley Hills on the north end of Beverly Drive & continue on Franklin Canyon Drive to this nature jewel - lake & forest in the steep canyons. Great short hiking.

Thank Mohan B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This little park has a cute lake with turtles in it and a pond with ducks. Lots of plants, good place to walk the dogs. It is also near the Tree People where there are more nature trails.

Thank eyemlucky
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

The area has many different trails that will suit all in the family. Small kids can walk leisurely around the lake. Many resting places and plenty of picnic areas. There are ducks, turtles and koi fishes. The trail around the lake are mostly shady. There...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This park takes you into a different mindset as you can't believe it exists in the middle of the city. Great paths and picnic areas. You can bring fido too!

Thank dawnwtv
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Little parking. Filthy conditions. Vicious, fat, nasty cops to ruin your day. Hard to get to with lots of extra traffic at all the wrong times when you'd like to use it or access it. This is not a place that is friendly to pets...More

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Sofia S
August 26, 2016|
Response from Andy K | Reviewed this property |
Access at the junction of Mulholland and Coldwater Canyon where Coldwater joins Mulholland coming south from the Valley side Franklin Canyon road runs south at this junction ( opposite Tree People). Take Franklin Canyon... More