Nestled between the San Gabriel Mountains and Verdugo Mountains sits the Sunland neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. This area is often called the Sunland-Tujunga neighborhood, as these once separate indigenous settlements are now a thriving joint community. A pawpular destination known for its breezy Mediterranean summers and chic Californian style, the Sunland-Tujunga neighborhood offers you and your pup a barkful of outdoor activities, eateries, and has two super furiendly veterinarians to ensure your pal’s well-being.
Feeling pawpared for an intense hike up to Los Angeles County’s highest peak at Mount Lukens? Lace up your booties and take Fido for a dog-friendly adventure scaling the San Gabriel Mountains right from Sunland-Tujunga. For a fairly moderate and laid back trail, try out the four mile roundtrip hike to discover picturesque waterfalls and landscapes at Trail Canyon Falls. You’re bound to have a wooftacular time exploring the great outdoors!
When in town, don’t miss out on Joselito’s Mexican Food with your pup! Known for having the “best margaritas in LA” and a pawrific pooch-loving staff, Joselito’s would be happy to welcome your pup out on the patio!
There’s no better time than the present to visit this wonfurful community of Sunland-Tujunga. Pack up your bags and head out for this sunny Los Angeles area!
The La Tuna Canyon neighborhood in the nearby town of Sun Valley offers adventurous canines a barktastic outdoor excursion to hike with their humans at La Tuna Canyon Park. On this trail, you’ll meet paw-lenty of other doggoes and furry-loving humans, so make sure to keep your own pup on a leash just in case of wildlife or pooches with an attitude. Watch out for mountain bikers and hikers once you begin your climb at the trailhead. Take in the breathtaking scenery as you reach the summit after 2.2 miles. For even more adventure, sniff out the hidden mini waterfall and pool known as The Grotto which can be found at the bottom of the second canyon.