Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles

Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles Author Charles Fleming
ISBN-10 1595800824
ISBN-13 9781595800824
Year 2015-05-12
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Santa Monica Press
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Secret Walks A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles is a sequel to the popular Secret Stairs A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles and features another collection of exciting urban walks through parks canyons and neighborhoods unknown and unseen by most Angelinos Each walk is rated for duration distance and difficulty and is accompanied by a map The walks like those in Secret Stairs are filled with fascinating factoids about historical landmarksthe original Bat Cave from Batman the lake where Opie learned to fish on The Andy Griffith Show or the storage barn for one of L A s oldest wineries The book also highlights the people who made the landmarks famous the infamous water engineer William Mulholland the convicted murderer and philanthropist Colonel Griffith J Griffith Charles Lummis who walked from Cincinnati to Los Angeles to take a job on the L A Times and tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney who dug canals to drain the marshes south of Santa Monica and create his American Venice Written in the entertainingly informed style that has made Secret Stairs a Los Angeles Times best seller Secret Walks is the perfect book for the walker eager to explore but tired of the crowds at Runyon Canyon or Temescal Park

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Secret Walks

Secret Walks Author Charles Fleming
ISBN-10 9781595808233
Release 2015-05-12
Pages 240

Secret Stairs

Secret Stairs Author Charles Fleming
ISBN-10 9781595809285
Release 2010-04-01
Pages 240