Begin by heading down the trail from the parking area; after a short distance, turn right on the Echo Canyon Trail instead of the Ed Riggs Trail. Soon afterward, begin to enjoy views of nearby spires and rock formations. At this point, you are at about the height of the tops of the formations. There are also more distant views of the spires in the canyon below.
After a bit, the trail descends via switchbacks into the spires in an area aptly named "Wall Street". Sheer walls rise on either side of the trail; from above, no one would guess a trail traverses the tangle of rocks and boulders.
The formations continue beyond Wall Street, looking like all kinds of every-day objects to the creative mind. This is Echo Park... check out those echos!