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“A huge park”
Review of Griffith Park

Griffith Park
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Hollywood Sign and Griffith Park Hiking Tour
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Ranked #8 of 564 things to do in Los Angeles
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“A huge park”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Right in the middle of the city is a park that has about everything you would want in the multi acre reserve. From zoo to you name it. A wonderful back to nature experience Mostly free too!

Visited May 2012
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“STELLAR VIEWS, EDUCATION, & PLAYTIME!”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

WHAT WE LOVED & LIKED - The panoramic views, the many hiking options. EXHIBITS: very intriguing & well-executed, making what could be dreadfully dry material into something truly compelling. DESIGN: Views from each level of the Observatory, at which there was easy access to the other floors. EDUCATION: Throughout each floor inside. STAFF: Pleasant. PRICE: Right/free! SPECIAL SHOWS: We didn't have time to see any. GIFT SHOP: OK; some very clever things, some rather uninspired & standard museum fare; however, a variety of price points were noted. Maybe I missed it, but I would've enjoyed more fun stuff for adults as well as more jewelry options than we saw. BONUS: The downstairs pathway's jewelry-bedecked wall with a planetary motif. How fun! & NOT SO MUCH - Didn't see any readily available info for those with different abilities. Few guardrails overall en route. Just one staff member noted outside of the observatory in the far parking lot. No signs re: going beyond fencing...A few kids, ~7-13 years, were walking ~10 min outside of a fence & precariously close to steep embankments, which was not fun to walk behind. One was crying when s/he jumped back to the safe side to presumed parents. REMINDER: Keep some quarters in your pocket if you venture to the Observatory decks~*

Visited January 2013
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“Awesome trails and cool if you like space stuff”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Awesome views and trails free parking and neat museum if you ae in to space. I hear its best at night but the view during the day was amazing

Visited January 2013
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“Go in late afternoon”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

You won't regret it, you must go! My recommendation is to go in the late afternoon and stay until it's dark because you get an amazing view of LA in both settings. You must do one of the shows, it's an excellent way to spend 15 minutes!

Visited January 2013
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“Very informative.”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

It is so cool to see so much land in the middle of L.A. Great views from here too. It's a lovely place to visit - I will come again.

Visited January 2013
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