Riding bikes in LA is almost ingrained in the DNA of the natives, its beautiful weather, flat terrain and gorgeous spots and location going out riding is a no-brainer! We are going to list some of the best bike trails in Los Angeles for that amazing outdoor activity for you, your friends and family.

Cogswell Dam

This spot is a secret not a lot of people know about it, secluded in San Gabriel Mountains with beautiful and magnificent. It has parallel roads often shaded by the trees often providing a cool and serene environment on a hot summer day. 

What is more impressive about this location is there is no cell service ensuring you are not interrupted at all while you get to enjoy mother nature at its best. If you are tired along the way there are picnic tables along the way where you can relax catch your breath and have a snack and a drink before you resume your biking.

The roads heading to and from the mountain is closed to public traffic giving you the full confidence while biking without the worry of oncoming cars or trucks. This biking trail is a smooth, easy and low-intensity trail perfect for kids as well as adults.

Elysian Park

This park is just 10 minutes from downtown LA whether by bike or car. On weekday its usually less populated as compared to the weekends, getting around this park is a piece of cake! You won't get lost easily.

Elysian Park is a hilly environment thought it's not that much steep making it ideal if you want to burn some of those calories and extra fat without tiring yourself. The park also has amazing views filled with fresh air. 

After biking and you want to freshen up there are plenty of bathrooms and water drinking spots making one of my favorite mountain bike trails in Los Angeles.

Marvin Braude Bike Path

Who does not love biking on the beach, it's just pure bliss. This biking trail stretches from Torrance Beach to Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades, it can get very crowded on weekends so you should plan your biking trail in advance when there are not a lot of people.

Biking while enjoying the beautiful fresh air with a cooling breeze from the ocean will make your biking experience enjoyable and wonderful. Along the beach, there are a lot of facilities if you need to hydrate, take a bite or freshen up.


There are plenty of biking trails around Los Angeles, all of which are spectacular with stunning views. This article will help you choose the biking trail that is most suited to you and your family, not only is biking a fun-filled activity it will also improve your health and well-being while also keeping your body fit. Have a wonderful time riding!

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