Trails to the Hollywood Sign Griffith Park Los Angeles California hiking
Griffith Park is full of Los Angeles landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, the Griffith Observatory, and the Greek Theater. The park includes other less-known prizes like an abandoned zoo, Amir's Garden, and Bronson Cave (aka the batcave). For those who want to hike up to the Hollywood Sign, there are three obvious routes to choose from:Brush Canyon Trail - 6.4 miles... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 26, 2015
Amir's Garden trail Griffith Park hike Los Angeles
Amir's Garden is no mere garden; it's one of two unique and awesome picnic areas on the east side of Griffith Park. The most surprising place for a picnic is probably the Old Zoo Picnic Area, where you can dine alongside old animal pens. Amir's Garden is the most pleasant place for a hike-in picnic, with a selection of picnic tables surrounded by a volunteer-supported... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 19, 2014
Mount Hollywood, Mount Bell, and Mount Chapel hike peaks trails Griffith Park summit trek Griffith observatory hike
If you're interested in getting some exercise with panoramic views, consider this 5.7-mile loop, which summits three of Griffith Park's named peaks, Mount Chapel, Mount Bell, and Mount Hollywood. Starting from Hollyridge Trail at 950 feet, there is 675 feet of elevation gain to Mount Hollywood, the tallest of the three peaks at 1,625 feet, with several ups and down in... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Hollyridge Trail Beachwood Canyon Hollywood Sign Hike Mount Lee Griffith Park
There are several ways to hike up to the Hollywood Sign atop Mount Lee in Griffith Park. For a short steep hike, you can cross Cahuenga Peak for a tough 3-miler, or for a lengthier 6.4-mile trek, you can hike from Brush Canyon Trail to Mount Lee. For something just right, consider setting out on Hollyridge Trail for a 3.5-mile round trip hike that climbs 750 feet to... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 11, 2015
Beacon Hill Trail hike Griffith Park Los Angeles California Hollywood
Located in the southeast corner of Griffith Park, Beacon Hill is the easternmost summit in the Santa Monica Mountain Range. The 1,001-foot hill towers over the Los Angeles River and provides panoramic views from Burbank to Santa Monica Bay. On a clear day, Beacon Hill issues a stunning panorama. The summit can be reached via a 2.75-mile out and back hike, or a 3.9-mile... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 19, 2014
Old Zoo Picnic Area Griffith Park Los Angeles California Hollywood abandoned zoo ruins old LA zoo hike
The old zoo in Griffith Park is one of the strangest ruins in Los Angeles (putting it in the running for strangest ruins worldwide). When the Los Angeles Zoo opened at its current location in the 1960s, the former zoo, a few miles away was not torn down or destroyed. Instead, the zoo was abandoned and converted into a picnic area. Explore one of LA's best... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Bee Rock Trail hike Griffith Park Los Angeles California Hollywood
Bee Rock is a unique hive-shaped outcropping towering over the east side of Griffith Park. From the top of the rock, you have a commanding view over the park and the city beyond. The observation area atop Bee Rock is surrounded by a tall chain-link fence, protecting visitors from the steep drop-offs on all sides, while meshing up the panoramic views. The shortest route... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 19, 2014
Bronson Cave Trail hike Griffith Park Los Angeles California bat cave hiking Hollywood Bronson Caves
Bronson Cave is one of Hollywood's favorite filming locations. The man-made tunnel is carved into the rock wall of an old quarry in Griffith Park. Bronson Cave‘s most famous role came in the 1960s, playing the entrance of the Batcave in the Batman TV series. The cave continues to be cast in television shows and movies, and is as easy to see in real life as it is on... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 19, 2014
Cahuenga Peak Hike Griffith Peak Hollywood Sign trail Wonder View  Griffith Park Hollywood Sign Wonder View Trail wisdom tree Lake Hollywood
Cahuenga Peak rises over Griffith Park, offering excellent views of Los Angeles, Burbank, and that iconic landmark, the Hollywood Sign. Wonder View Trail climbs to the top of Cahuenga Peak from the west. After taking the summit, cross a saddle on Aileen Getty Ridge Trail to reach the Hollywood Sign at the top of Mount Lee. This is a shorter alternative to the tradition... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 10, 2014
Hollywood Sign Hike Griffith Park Los Angeles Canyon Drive Franklin trail Lake Hollywood
Want to hike to the Hollywood Sign? One way to get there is a 6.4-mile hike through Griffith Park that summits Mount Lee directly behind the iconic lettering. Beyond just gazing up at the sign, the hike offers the opposite perspective, a chance to look down at the city below. The moderate day hike gains 1,100 feet of elevation over wide fire roads, and the last mile is... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: August 10, 2014

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