Protecting Open Space

Our mission is to acquire existing undeveloped land in Laurel Canyon for both residents and animals. Keeping the Canyon wild.
The Laurel Canyon Land Trust (“LCLT”) is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of conserving undeveloped land in Laurel Canyon, California.  

​Established in 2017, the Laurel Canyon Land Trust, is the sister organization of the Laurel Canyon Association, a long-standing neighborhood association.

​The Laurel Canyon Land Trust is a public benefit 501(c)(3) corporation. Donations are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


We have coordinated the acquisition of nine parcels since our formation in 2017. 



Our Current Project
Laurel Canyon Land Trust
Who We Are
What We Do
The Land Trust works to acquire existing undeveloped lands in Laurel Canyon in order to preserve the natural environment. 

​Among other things, this open space is used for historical, educational, ecological, recreation and scenic purposes.


The Land Trust works to preserve the natural topography and wildlife of the Santa Monica Mountains and hillsides in Laurel Canyon for the benefit of all the people of Los Angeles. 


Will you consider donating toward our next purchase? 

We are currently in the process of acquiring three vacant parcels (approximately 12,828 square feet) near an active trail in the Kirkwood Bowl (APN 5567-018-050, 5567-018-039 and 5567-018-040). Some residents refer to this area as the “Witches Trail.”  Make your donation here. Check out our video here.


Prior projects include 2243 Laurel Canyon Boulevard and the "Let's Buy a Mountain" project.  Details regarding the Let's Buy a Mountain can be found here. Click here to read the LA Times Article.  Click here to see videos of the project.