A great l.a. walk: valhalla memorial park in north hollywood
A walk through Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood includes nature, the graves of such celebrities as Oliver Hardy and a memorial to pioneers of aviation. There are so few wide-open green spaces in Los Angeles that sometimes a cemetery offers the best option for an urban nature walk. This one is loaded with flora — and the history of flight.
Find more great L. Park on the street and walk up the driveway into the park. For another comedy hero, you can find the marker for Oliver Hardy in the Garden of Hope area nearby.
Otherwise, continue straight under a line of conifers. Turn right as you approach a large fountain decorated with statues, then look for a carving on the right Uber vancouver airport to King Argishti I — a hero to Armenians whose families are buried here. Follow a long straight avenue, shaded by pine, palm, oak, magnolia and even a redwood or two, past a small fountain, until the road ends.
This the Portal of the Folded Wings, the crown jewel of this walk. Built inand originally the front door of the Valhalla Memorial Park, this decorative rotunda was later rededicated in honor of the pioneers of What compliments do men like. Many of them — barnstormer Carl B.
Leave the portal and turn right, following the paved driveway as it loops through the older part of the cemetery. Turn right to get back to the big fountain, then left to exit the park.
Details: Free parking. No pets or bicycles. Wheelchair accessible. Bus service Metro line Find out more at his FacebookSecret Stairs. He is on Twitter misterfleming. He also writes the urban hiking column LA Walks.
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Another view of a monument to military members. The occasional roar of a jet will remind you that you are near Burbank Hollywood Airport. By Charles Fleming.
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