Griffith Park Trail

Trail, Scenic Lookout, and Park
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90068, United States
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    • 7:00 AM–1:00 PM
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    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    • 7:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Wed
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 7:00 AM–1:00 PM

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    "stellar views of both Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign."(4 Tips)
    Emilio C.
    "hectic hustle and bustle of downtown LA."(2 Tips)
    Mila J.
    "Nice park great for hiking and beautiful views."(11 Tips)
    Travel + Leisure
    "your way from the Los Angeles Zoo to the Griffith Observatory"(3 Tips)
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  • scenic views
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  • hollywood sign
  • downtown la
  • fern dell
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  • gardens
  • boots
  • park
  • zoos
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  • tan
  • mountains
  • Eric D.

    It can be easy to get lost. Take map or GPS.

    Eric Dively · April 28
  • Hillary N.

    Very peaceful and pretty view. Opportunities for off road hiking ;)

    Hillary Noelle · April 13
  • Victoria H.

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  • George E.

    Great way to start your day. Early mornings are my fave.

    George Escobar · February 28
  • Forrest

    Along the trails you'll find numerous stunning views of DTLA, the Hollywood sign, and the ocean. Take your time and enjoy the hike.

    Forrest · February 21
  • Danielle R.

    Melhor vista de LA

    Danielle Rodrigues · February 19
  • Karan T.

    Great, easy hike. I recommend the left trail.

    Karan Talati · February 17
  • Lesi M.

    Too crowded! People everywhere

    Lesi Mei · February 16
  • Emilio C.

    It's worth walking on this trail, super serene and different from the hectic hustle and bustle of downtown LA.

    Emilio C · December 15, 2014
  • Ilvina B.

    nice 😊❤❤❤💞💞💞💛👯❤💮

    Ilvina Bieber · December 4, 2014
  • Faith W.

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  • S G.

    The skyline it is amazing🌃🌌🌆

    S G M · November 6, 2014
  • Mila J.

    Nice park great for hiking and beautiful views. There's a tennis court and golfing a theater and observatory. Family fun!

    Mila J · November 4, 2014
  • Lara

    Lots of different trails. Pick one and hike! Bring water though because there are no water fountains anywhere.

    Lara · August 30, 2014
  • Beenmecleen

    Good views of the hooky wood sign and testle coil is fun to watch

    Beenmecleen · August 21, 2014
  • Andrew S.

    Such a good hike!! Once you get to the top, the view of the city is amazing. You can see the Hollywood sign as well

    Andrew Silva · July 23, 2014
  • Juli K.

    Quick and strict with the parking tickets

    Juli K · May 25, 2014
  • Mohammad Q.

    Check out the sun clock its amazing how accurate it is!

    Mohammad Qaffaf · May 12, 2014
  • Paul W.

    Can anyone ID this man? Griffith Park Trail camera catches man illegally feeding coyotes in Los Feliz/Hollywood Hills area of Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Read more

    Paul Werner · May 5, 2014
  • Paul W.

    Griffith Park Trail camera catches man illegally feeding coyotes in Los Feliz/Hollywood Hills area of Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Can anyone ID this man? Read more

    Paul Werner · May 5, 2014
  • Jesse K.

    Fucking in the bushes is popular here, but always check for snakes first

    Jesse Krank · April 8, 2014
  • Curbed

    One of many Griffith Park trails, this 2.5-mile hike located on Fern Dell Dr off Los Feliz features stellar views of both Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign. Read more

    Curbed · March 20, 2014
  • Barbara L.

    Great hike!!

    Barbara Le · January 5, 2014
  • Stacey~Marie

    Great place to hike and get out of the LA MADNESS for a few!

    Stacey~Marie · December 22, 2013
  • Sebastian S.

    Don't go on a holiday, very busy!

    Sebastian Stockart · November 28, 2013
  • Aaron P.

    Some trails -- everything is unmarked -- end with a fence. Please, park rangers, can't you put signage at the other end to say a trail is closed?

    Aaron Proctor · October 13, 2013
  • Susie D.

    If you go in the summer, BRING WATER! Like, WAY more than you think you'll need. I'm a seasoned hiker/athlete and the heat combined with virtually zero shade were too much for me!

    Susie Denegree Ⓥ · August 27, 2013
  • Jeff W.

    Hike to the very top!

    Jeff Weinstein · August 9, 2013
  • The Ritz-Carlton

    It's possible to hike in the middle of LA! Griffith Park has over 56 miles of hiking and horseback riding trails that vary in elevation.

    The Ritz-Carlton · August 8, 2013
  • Scott G.

    Very nice and scenic parking can be a hassle excellent location for pictures

    Scott Goins · August 7, 2013
  • Kat L.

    Gorgeous views along w/ a great workout! Less people than at Runyon Canyon. Wear running shoes, trails can be slippery. Next to the zoo & golf course so it's a perfect spot for the whole family!

    Kat Levy · August 4, 2013
  • Angela F.

    Great trail to bring visitors on!

    Angela Ferguson · July 29, 2013
  • Enrique N.

    I love the different "levels" in difficulty in the hiking paths

    Enrique Nunez · July 24, 2013
  • Anthony E.

    Beautiful views and plenty of trails.

    Anthony Echeverria · July 9, 2013
  • Christine T.

    Watch out this trail is a doozy because it has a high incline but very worth it because it'll work your butt muscles.

    Christine Tirona · July 7, 2013
  • Brittany Leigh

    Great trail for the pups but didn't see any water dishes along the way. Very sunny so wear sunscreen!

    Brittany Leigh · July 6, 2013
  • Dan G.

    Great in the morning before it's to hot

    Dan Germain · July 4, 2013
  • Oscar S.

    It's a great place to go and exercise, especially all the way to the top.

    Oscar Solares · June 30, 2013
  • Lara

    It is a little bit hot to walk thru, but it worths! Great view of the city.

    Lara · April 20, 2013
  • @Real_JayC

    A Nice place to come and get Way from the fans [sorry I need space too]

    @Real_JayC · March 22, 2013
  • Yhtac T.

    Dante's Garden has amazing views, clear or overcast skies. Good stop for dogs. Water nearby.

    Yhtac Thomas · March 3, 2013
  • Stephanie K.

    Great hike for a view of the city. Bring tennis shoes, dont hike in flip flops and wedges people

    Stephanie Kroll · February 24, 2013
  • Alisha T.

    Park on Fern Dell or the lot just north, look for the trail heading northeast about 30 mins up to the observatory. Great hike! Bring water.

    Alisha Templeton · February 17, 2013
  • Corinne

    If you want to get a great workout while taking in breathtaking views of Downtown LA, this is the spot for you.

    Corinne · February 17, 2013
  • Just me P.

    Great views.

    Just me Puma · February 9, 2013
  • Travel + Leisure

    Grab your hiking boots and make your way from the Los Angeles Zoo to the Griffith Observatory, made famous by “Rebel Without a Cause.” Stop at Trails Café for lunch.

    Travel + Leisure · September 21, 2012
  • Elise A.

    Much more convenient parking and less crowded than Runyon - similar type of trail but maybe slightly easier

    Elise Abdalla · September 10, 2012
  • Carolina

    Walk your dog, exercise or have a picnic. Keep going uphill and you'll enjoy a fascinating view of Greater Los Angeles.

    Carolina · July 11, 2012
  • Emily C.

    Park in Pecan Grove lot and walk to Zoo to avoid the traffic jams at the main lot.

    Emily Conlon · May 9, 2012
  • Kim C.

    Best hiking area and trails. Lots of fresh air and sun. Great way to get a tan. Totally recommend hiking there, especially if you hike alone, very safe!

    Kim Chang · March 12, 2012

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