Carpooling encouraged!

TreePeople encourages carpooling to Coldwater Canyon Park and we've reserved parking spaces for cars carrying two or more visitors. Carpoolers save time and money and also reduce the stress of driving by sharing their ride. Carpooling also has a positive, powerful impact on the environment.

Finding TreePeople

TreePeople and Coldwater Canyon Park are located up on the ridgeline between Beverly Hills and Studio City. The park entrance is at the stoplight where Coldwater Canyon Ave., Franklin Canyon Dr. and Mulholland Dr. (West) intersect.

NOTE: Beverly Hills' Coldwater Canyon Park (½ mile north of Sunset Blvd.) is NOT TreePeople’s headquarters, this is a park run by the City of Beverly Hills. TreePeople's Coldwater Canyon Park is at a higher elevation and is a City of Los Angeles park.

Coldwater Canyon Park

Please click the above map for custom directions to TreePeople.

NOTE: Current construction on the 405 freeway causes periodic closures around Mulholland Drive – check current conditions with Caltrans.

Current construction on Coldwater Canyon, south of Ventura Blvd, slows traffic to one lane.  Allow extra time if travelling that route.

From the Valley, 101 Freeway

Exit at Coldwater Canyon Ave. and drive south
Cross Ventura Blvd. and continue on Coldwater almost to the top of the hill
TreePeople is at the intersection with Mulholland Dr. West and Franklin Canyon Dr. – the second light (and 1.7 miles) south of Ventura Blvd.
Turn left into Coldwater Canyon Park

From 405 Freeway (southbound alternative from the Valley)

Exit to the 101 Freeway east (toward Los Angeles) and follow 101 directions, above

From 405 Freeway north or south

Exit Skirball Center/Mulholland Dr.
Turn left off the exit ramp
Take the first right onto Mulholland Dr.
Pass through four traffic lights: Casiano, Roscomare, Beverly Glen and Benedict Canyon
At the fifth traffic light (fifteen minutes from the 405, and 4.7 miles later) turn left at the signal and proceed through the intersection into the park (this is the intersection of Coldwater Canyon, Franklin Canyon and Mulholland)

From Beverly Hills

Take Beverly Dr. north (NOT Beverly Blvd.)
About ½ mile north of Sunset Blvd. turn left to stay on Beverly Dr. (towards Coldwater Canyon)
At the next signal, travel straight on Coldwater Canyon Ave. (Beverly turns left again and Coldwater Canyon Ave. begins)
Take Coldwater up the hill straight through the light at the first Mulholland intersection
Less than a minute later, you’ll reach a second Mulholland intersection
Turn right at the light into Coldwater Canyon Park

Getting to TreePeople's offices from the parking lot

Walk down either stone staircase to the first level of trails.
Turn left and walk 500 yards to the Yurt Village.

Access to TreePeople with limited use of Automobiles

Hike or Bike Route:

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Est. Time


167, 150/240, 217, 218


Trail (mountain bike suggested)

1.6 miles

30 minutes

From Laurel Canyon and Fryman Rd. intersection, turn onto Fryman Rd. left onto Iredell Lane which turns into Betty B. Dearing Trail.  Take trail to arrive at TreePeople Conference Center.



Street (road bike accessible)

4 miles

38 minutes

From Sunset Blvd. and Beverly Drive intersection, turn onto Beverly Drive (keep left to stay on Beverly Drive at Coldwater Canyon) turn right onto Franklin Canyon Drive. Take Franklin Canyon till meets Mulholland and Coldwater to arrive at TreePeople parking lot.

167, 150/240, 217, 218


Street (road bike accessible)

1.7 miles

19 minutes

From VenturaBlvd. And Coldwater Canyon intersection, turn onto Coldwater Canyon.  Arrive at TreePeople Offices/Parking lot. *Heavy automobile traffic, proceed with caution*


Bus Routes:



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Along Coldwater Canyon ending at Ventura Blvd. from Chatsworth to Studio City.

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Along Ventura Blvd. from Woodland Hills to Studio City.

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Along Ventura Blvd. from Woodland Hills to Studio City.

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Along Laurel Canyon from Beverly Hills to Studio City

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Along Hollywood Blvd. from Los Feliz to West Hollywood. Transfer to Line 218 at Laurel Canyon.

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Along Sunset Blvd. from Pacific Palisades to Downtown LA through Westwood.

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