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Griffith Park - Fern Canyon

Od Zoo, Bee Rock, Beacon Hill, Amir's Garden
⁌ 4 minute walk to trail
How to get there

Take transit to Griffith Park / Park Ranger Office.

 

Walk .2 mile west to trailhead.

Info

Water and toilet are near the tennis courts.

[Griffith Park map]

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Griffith Park - Oak Canyon

⁌ 12 minute walk to Rattlesnake Trail; 24 minutes to Oak Canyon ⁍
How to get there

Take transit to Zoo Dr / Riverside Dr.

 

​​​To Rattlesnake trail:  Walk .6 mile west on Main Trail, turn left at dirt lot [street view] cross Zoo Dr to trailhead. [map]

To Oak Canyon:  Walk 1 mile west on Main Trail, turn left into gate at corner of Zoo Dr/Forest Lawn, walk .15 mi east across field and pass through tunnel under Zoo Dr. [map]

Info

Water is at west end of picnic area at Rattlesnake trailhead, and near Oak Canyon trailhead at east end of horse arena.  Toilets are .2 mi west of bus stop on Zoo Drive and at Travel Town.

[Griffith Park map]

Griffith Park - Observatory

Hollywood Sign, Mount Hollywood
⁌ 1 to 8 minute walk to trails ⁍
How to get there

Take transit to Griffith Observatory.

There are four trailheads here. A park map is under the pines at the north end of the parking lot. [street view]

Info

The free DASH bus from Sunset/Vermont operates from 10am to 10pm. Sunset/Vermont is the last stop when you return. [DASH info]

Water and toilet are in the observatory and at the parking lot. A shop and cafe is on the observatory lower level. [hours]

Phone service may be very weak or nonexistent at the observatory, so download info and maps in advance.

[Griffith Park map]

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Griffith Park - Vermont Canyon

Mt Hollywood, Vista Viewpoint, Glendale Peak
⁌ 1 to 5 minute walk to trails ⁍
How to get there
Take transit to the Greek Theater.

Walk a short distance north or south to trails.
Info
The free DASH bus from Sunset/Vermont operates from 10am to 10pm. Sunset/Vermont is the last stop when you return. [DASH info]

Water and toilets are on Vermont north and south of the bus stop. A shop is at the golf course on Vermont 4 minutes south of the bus stop.

[Griffith Park map]
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Griffith Park - Western Canyon

Fern Dell, Observatory, Hollywood Sign, Mt. Hollywood
⁌ 15 minute walk to trail
How to get there

Take transit to Hollywood Bl / Western Av.

 

Walk .7 mile north on Western and 1 block east on Los Feliz Bl to the trailhead. [map]

Info

Water and toilet are on trail .5 mile from the trailhead.  Food shops are at the transit stop and on Fern Dell .5 mile north of the trailhead.

[Griffith Park map]

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