Frequently Asked Questions
When and where do we meet for the self-guided hike?
We will be meeting at 7 am at the Eastern Trailhead, closest traffic intersection is La Brea and Don Lorenzo. Take the steps up to the park map.
What if I only want to do the yoga class, what is the easiest way to get to yoga at 8 am?
You can pay $6 for parking, enter at the La Cienega entrance, and park right by the Bluff. Walk about 2 minutes down the Bluff to the 9/11 Memorial Tree.
When I enter "Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area" in my GPS, why does it give me an address on La Cienega?
The La Cienega entrance is the official entrance to the park. There is a $6 parking fee on the weekends; I have heard that only cash is accepted.
Bring $6 Cash for the La Cienega entrance
When and where do we meet for the yoga class?
We will be meeting at 8 am at the Bluff by the 9/11 Memorial Tree for the yoga class. The photo of the bottom left is the entrance to the Bluff, right next to the Burke Roche picnic area with public restrooms and water fountain. Take this path all the way down until you reach the end, with a tree encased by a circle iron gate AKA the 9/11 Memorial Tree.
This is the "Bluff" Entrance
Walk all the way down until you see this tree!
Who will be teaching the yoga classes? Will the classes be beginner-friendly?
We have an awesome team of H2Y Teacher Ambassadors, who are ready to share their knowledge and inspire anyone who is ready for their first yoga class! Follow our social media to see who's teaching!
What kind of trails are at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area?
There is a trail for EVERY body! Please download this Quick Guide PDF of Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area as there is limited connection when you are at the park. Don't worry, all trails starting from the La Brea/Don Lorenzo Trailhead will take you to the Bluff!
What should I bring?
Your yoga mat, yoga towel, beach towel, or just do yoga on the earth! (Might be wet from morning dew!) Bring your own reusable water bottle, there is a water fountain by the Bluff area.
Do I have to carry my mat when I do the hike?
YES, please plan accordingly. If you do not have a mat strap or bag, you will need to carry your mat during the hike. You can DIY your own mat strap with a rope or scarf!
Can I use public transportation to get to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area?
We are all about nature and sustainability so using public transportation would be ideal!
There are two Metro stops nearby with shuttle/bus connections.
1. Get off at the La Cienega/Jefferson Metro stop
Take the LINK shuttle to the Kenneth Hahn Visitor Center
2. Get off at the Expo/La Brea Metro stop
Take the Metro 212 Bus to Hike entrance at La Brea and Don Lorenzo
What happens after the Hike to Yoga event? How do I get back to the meeting point?
Your hike leader / yoga teacher will be taking the Park to Playa trail back to the Don Lorenzo and La Brea meeting point. This trail is flat and should take about 20 minutes. A great opportunity to talk about how much you enjoyed your experience with the nature yoga crew! Don't forget to tag your photos @HiketoYogaLA so we can feature you on our social media accounts!