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Griffith Park

4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 913-4688
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Ranked #8 of 370 attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Parks
Activities: Hiking
Traveler Description: Comprising over 4,000 acres, Griffith Park one of the largest urban parks in the world and is home to a number of wonferful  attractions.  Also, if... more »
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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

It's vast, it's beautiful, there's activities for all ages like horse back-riding, mini train tracks, hiking trails, observatory, picnic area, a zoo and a great view of LA from the top! It is also free to go in unless you want to watch one of the shows at the observatory, go on a horse back riding tour, go to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We been on a 6 week roadtrip around western usa and visited griffith the first week we were here with a great track up to the observatory and now on the last day of our trip we have return for a last look at LA from the top and with an amazing sunset :) oh yeah and you get a... More

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Lake Louise, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Not really wilderness... But hiking the paths there was enjoyable and energizing. We enjoyed the landscape and it's easy to see why there were so many folks there! Didn't do the zoo this time, just enjoyed the desert/mountain nature trails. We'll go back!

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Griffith Park is a great place to visit because there is so much to do. You can hike in the hills, visit the Observatory, the zoo, golf, ride the merry-go-round- even see a concert at the Greek.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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304 reviews 304 reviews
143 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

On the way to the observatory you can stop in a nice area of the park to relax, and enjoy a nice hike in the well said in others review: " One of the Greatest Urban Park if the World ". Also from the observatory you can hike other parts of the park, enjoying astonishing views of the city !!

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Los Angeles, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This place is great, something for everyone! There's the Observatory, the LA Zoo, Traveltown (great for little kids hopping on & off old trains), the Carousel, pony rides for little ones & regular horses for big folks, playground, scenic hikes & strolls, 3 golf courses & also the Autry Museum of Western Heritage (a must see). You could spend several... More

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san diego
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Why wouldn't you go to one of the best hiking, viewing and walking parks in LA. You will probably recall about a zillion movies and tv shows that have used the park as a backdrop.

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Maidstone
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Griffith Park is massive. From the Observatory on a clear day you can see for miles around. A good hiking spot with many trails and chance to see some wildlife too - the odd coyote and mountain lion if you are lucky. Best of all its free!

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Rented horses from circle k ranch on mariposa right next to an equestrian bridge over the L, A river directly into griffith park . We rode all the way to the observatory with gorgeous views and all sorts of wildlife. We were treated to all sorts of views from catalina to the channel islands in santa barbara from mount hollywood.... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

i pass by it all the time and on weekends very nice to see family gathering. kids can run around. a pony place, choo choo train a winner place for not too much money.

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