I made a post regarding the filming location for Tina and Eddie's death in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning a few months back according to quasi directions given to me by John Robert Dixon about 6 or 7 years ago. Well, that location that I posted was not right.
Here are the real locations! This area is also right off of Mulholland Drive. The location which I posted before is very close to the store used in the film, so I figured it was the place. However, these scenes were shot in Franklin Canyon in Beverly Hills, California. The very same place the kill scenes for Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter were shot – as well as the scenes where the teens were driving in that same film.
Above is a small clearing coming off of a main trail. This is right before their death spot. Vegetation has changed greatly in the past 30 years since this is now a very popular hiking trail.
In the close-up of Tina and Eddie kissing you can see a trail going upward behind them. That trail connects to another trail, which leaves to Franklin Canyon Drive. Across the street is where the "trailer park" – were Reggie met Demon – was filmed.
This is the area where Tina and Eddie had sex, and where Tina was killed. It's a very active area for hikers, and is now very well worn. Again, you can see the trail behind going upward.
Here is the area where Eddie was throwing rocks into the water. There's three photos that I snapped – one from each side of the little pond area and a close-up of the overgrown water. This area is actually just a narrow area of the Franklin Canyon Reservoir (also known as Myers Lake, where the intro to the Andy Griffith Show was shot). This area is also now overgrown with sawgrass, but there is still water.
This is a trail leading to where their sex scene was shot and to the water, quite possibly the route Eddie took in the film as it is the only trail in the general area.
The above series of photos are from the "trailer park" scenes. Its right across the road from where Tina and Eddie's death scenes were shot. This is actually a small parking lot for the Heavenly Pond, which was a donation from the Boy Scouts in 1985. You can clearly see the two trees, the rock and the little structure.
Demon was parked right up from where that White SUV sits. And yes, this area does have out houses, though more modern ones now. This may have been a campground in 1985, but now it closes at sundown.
This area was very hard to find, but it too was shot in Franklin Canyon. This road above was the only area that was similar to the area where the greasers were killed – and the infamous "you talking to me?" line was delivered from Roy. This was also the area where Jason killed the hitchhiker in Friday the 13th: Part IV.
And of course, while down in Franklin Canyon I saw one of those damn coyotes that were killing Ethel's chickens! He was hanging out where the greasers were probably killed.