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Griffith Park

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Address: 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest...

Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest municipal park and urban wilderness area in the United States, which offers numerous family attractions and activities.

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US$65.00*
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Los Angeles Movie Locations Bus Tour
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US$35.00*
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Hollywood Sign and Griffith Park Hiking Tour
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Hollywood Bike Tour

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Go to the park and the observatory

It's fun to blow 1/2 a day at the Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park. Everything is free (except for the movie in the planetarium...but it's cheap, and well worth it!). The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's fun to blow 1/2 a day at the Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park. Everything is free (except for the movie in the planetarium...but it's cheap, and well worth it!). The views are outstanding on a clear day. Parking sucks, as the lots are pretty small, so when we went there were cars lining the road for about 1/2 a... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place for hiking, views of the mountains, ocean and L.A. But also a free observatory and astronomy museum/science center - the narrated shows are a bargain! Try to take public transportation or get their early - parking is a problem. Be prepared to hike up the hill from where you end up parking, unless you're very lucky. You'll see... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This lovely open space is within an easy drive of Hollywood and other LA attractions. The park offers an assortment of trails - most are quite hilly so not advisable with people with mobility limitations. At the top of the park, you will be rewarded with spectacular views from the Griffith observatory.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited on a Sunday so the Observatory was closed. The grounds were very nice and we got some great photos! Does get crowded (at the Observatory) so plan accordingly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite possibly one of the most stunning spots in LA. From the winding road though Griffith Park, up to the perfectly manicured grounds of the Observatory to the incredibly fabulous views. We just loved soaking up the beauty of Griffith Park. Make this a stop on your trip for definite.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wish I had time to explore the many trails in this hilly picturesque part of town. We found parking fairly close to the observatory and walked up for the views. Even on a sunny day there can be quite a bit of haze to disrupt the view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spend the day at liesure, do the hiking trails, get excellent views of the city. If I am not mistaken closes at 10:00 PM. Free parking around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely best views of entire LA area. From here you can see how big and vast this city is. On the other side great view of the Hollywood sign. Free parking on the top, in front of the observatory, but limited space.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit the views are superb and the exhibitions on site are worth seeing. A place for all the family..Go later in the day as you can " use telescopes set up for youngsters"

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Los Angeles a must stop is Griffith Park. The park includes the observatory, The Greek Theatre, a golf course, a zoo, Travel Town, and 52 miles of hiking trails. And don't forget to do some horseback riding at Sunset Ranch. Have a great time!!!

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