Los Liones Trail / Parker Mesa Overlook

I started on Los Liones Trail, hiked for miles on East Topanga Fire Road with stops coming and going at Mesa Parker Overlook and made it up to the park like Trippet Ranch.  I had never hiked in the Topanga area before and found these trails different than what I am used to.  The influence of humanity shone through in a few ways – invasive plants, city views and lots of people on the trail.  I even passed a large group filming a commercial.  During the day I spoke to several very nice and helpful folks but found most people interacted as if they were passing on a city sidewalk, that is they would pass without acknowledging or even looking at each other.  An interesting hike overall, but trails this well traveled will never make it on my personal favorites list.

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