LOS ANGELES ( — Hollywood’s favorite spot for hiking and outdoor exercise might close during the popular summer months.

Runyon Canyon, a favorite with hikers, joggers and celebrities looking to work up a sweat, has been the focus of discussions by the city Parks and Recreation commission.

“I’m going to be really sad if they’re really, truly closing it for a few months,” one hiker said.

Closing the park has been mentioned as a possibility by Department of Water and Power officials, who say they need to replace a roughly 1-mile stretch of pipe that runs through the park. They say the work is crucial to protect the park against fires and improve the water quality in the area.

Read more at CBSLA


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