Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California

18 Mentions on Trippy

2800 E Observatory Ave

Los Angeles, California 90027

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(213) 473-0800

  • 3 mentions in Best Hiking in Los Angeles

    • Melanie W.

      Melanie W. said, "...I'd agree with all of Courtney's suggestions, but point out that Runyon Canyon Park and Griffith Park are the closest on the list (by far) to West Hollywood. Avoid Saturday and Sunday mid-mornings if exercising hordes aren't your thing. Also close to..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...think of these: Runyon Canyon Park– the views here are incredible and it’s always full of celebs if that interests you Griffith Park – gorgeous park in the Los Feliz area. There are a bunch of different trails here but my favorite..." See More

    • Trevor M.

      Trevor M. said, "...Hikes In LA). The post includes a detailed Google Map at the bottom outlining the trails and provides more information. 1) Griffith Park starting at The Trails Cafe (a local favorite serving up great coffee and scones). If you're visiting LA and..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Where do I go for a good hike?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Los Angeles County, past the ocean, and some of the islands just off shore. My preference for Central L.A., however, is Griffith Park. You've got more than 50 miles of trails to choose from, great views, and feels quite a bit..." See More

    • Valerie A.

      Valerie A. said, "...Hi Bill! Griffith Park is a great area for hiking. Gorgeous view of the city and The Griffith Observatory! Runyon Canyon Park is another popular spot. Again, great views but it's packed on the weekends. Avoid Saturday and Sunday if you aren't..." See More

    • Vicky I.

      Vicky I. said, "...miles, depending on which trail you're on), you get amazing views of the ocean and the Palisades, and there's a waterfall. Griffith Park offers many trails you can get on depending on how far you'd like to go and what you'd like..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time in LA - How can I feel like a local?

    • Supun E.

      Supun E. said, "...other answers. If you're in Malibu and like hiking, go to the Mishe Mokwa - Sandstone Peak trail. I also like Griffith Park --it's LA's version of Central Park. If you go to The Trails Cafe , there will be about 10%..." See More

    • Annemarie D.

      Annemarie D. said, "...Hi Allesandra. You've already got some great recommendations from actual LA locals, so I'll just throw one more into the mix: Griffith Park. I tend to love to stay outdoors when I visit LA since I've from the cold Northeast, and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best neighborhoods in central LA?

    • Jelena W.

      Jelena W. said, " trousers with Hawaiian shirts. (Santa Monica) East side = Biking in crazy large groups with no bike lane at all, Griffith Park, hipsters, mustaches, better coffee, vintage stores, being close enough to drive to the Rose Bowl Stadium for concerts,..." See More

    • Jeremy Michael C.

      Jeremy Michael C. said, " old neighborhood tucked between Hollywood proper and Silverlake, which is like the west coast edition of Brooklyn. It's right underneath Griffith Park, and it's probably the most walkable neighborhood in Los Angeles. It's incredibly close to lots of great restaurants..." See More

  • 1 mention in Coolest areas in Los Angeles for music, food and art?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Los FelizI love for the food, since it's right there at Thai Town, but also is basically across the street from Griffith Park. Silver Lake I really think most closely resembles Brooklyn. Some great little bars and restaurants. The Thirsty Crow..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do during a 28 hour layover?

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...are many around. I never stayed there, so I can't give you any advise on that. But I can recommend you Griffith Park and the Griffith Observatory. The Observatory is amazing and has a good view too. You can hike there and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay for Disneyland & Universal Studios trip to L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

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      Kristal S. said, "...Burbank), I would stay in Hollywood. This way you can also see other touristy things like the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Griffith Park, Hollywood Sign etc. Plus, I don't think there is much to see in Burbank. Hope this helps! -Kristal..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best sunrise hike in LA?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...have to get there super early and you can get to one of the peaks pretty quickly to see the sunrise. Griffith Park, as others have mentioned, is great. I'd probably park at Griffith Observatory and then take one of the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free things to do in Los Angeles?

    • Josh W.

      Josh W. said, "...The Beaches in Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach are FREE, pay only for parking. Griffith Park and the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area have hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Parking and park fees..." See More

  • 1 mention in Planning for 3-4 day trip in LA and there going to SFO for 3 days by car. P

    • Nicholas M.

      Nicholas M. said, "...lot of great hikes you can take in the Santa Monica/Malibu mountains as well as the Hollywood hills (typically part of Griffith Park. Really because LA is so diverse and offers so much to so many people, the best way to..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2 days in LA, what to do and where to eat?

    • Jillian G.

      Jillian G. said, " the Princapessa salad.If you enjoy hiking, make your way to Temescal Canyon Park for beautiful views of the ocean, or Griffith Park for amazing views of the city. If you enjoy yoga, you MUST check out Beach Yoga with Brad for..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best view points of the city during day and night?

    • Ford S.

      Ford S. said, "... Griffith Park or Mulholland Drive in Hollywood Hills for sure! Best seen at night. Also look into hiking up Runyon Canyon Park during the day. Great views!..." See More