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Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round

Playground and Park
Los Angeles
14 Tips and reviews
  • hiking
  • picnics
  • music
  • park
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  • Ryan P.
    Ryan PalmerMarch 30
    In need of desperate renovation
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.August 25, 2014
    "Old-timey and candy-striped... Two bucks gets you a rickety ride on this historic carousel. Walt Disney used to bring his kids here before Disneyland was even a twinkle in his eye." -5 Every Day Read more
  • Ina S.
    Ina ShumakerSeptember 6, 2013
    Lots of shade trees. Bring a blanket and chill.
  • Zanne G.
    Zanne GilesAugust 10, 2013
    This park is a great family putting or personal inner city getaway for one... the carousel music just adds to the atmosphere
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LeeMay 6, 2013
    True. It's fast and the calliope music is too insane for some but after the tame zoo carousel with the 80s music on repeat, it's super fun! My DD was too young the first time but she loves it now!
  • Super M.
    Super MonkeyFebruary 16, 2013
    Look for the Devil Horse the inside one with the red ruby.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RiceMarch 3, 2012
    Bring cash or stop at the Autry Museum ATM
  • Holly W.
    Holly W.February 28, 2012
    Some trails start off from here. Good for a day of hiking.
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncJuly 5, 2011
    Did you know? Carousels evolved from a medieval French tournament event, in which horsemen would attempt to spear a small hanging ring, while riding a horse or chariot at full-speed. Read more
  • LizzieRoyale
    LizzieRoyaleApril 28, 2011
    Kicking oldschool, turbo speeds<3
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyDecember 1, 2010
    LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Best Timeless Childhood Classic!
  • Design*ByProxy
    Design*ByProxyNovember 8, 2010
    God, this thing goes too fast. I feel nauseous just standing there looking at it. Terrified my 2 yr old!
  • Eric B.
    Eric BSeptember 23, 2010
    Round and they play the same song over and over again
  • James F.
    James FitzpatrickMay 30, 2010
    This thing is annoying as hell.
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