. . . and a subway runs through it.
Get off at ROSEDALE station, walk east, and explore downtown’s version of Beverly Hills. Spring is a good time to reconnoiter this neighbourhood. It’s foliage-free at the moment, allowing unobstructed views of mansions, bridges and ravines.
A city bus circles the area, and subway trains pass by every 2-3 minutes. Perfect hiking terrain. Two cafes opposite the subway station.