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Griffith Park

One of the largest urban parks in the United States is renowned for its exceptional observatory and large zoo.

Griffith Park has a wealth of outdoor activities, including horseback riding, hiking and swimming. Picnic in a peaceful natural area or play a round of golf. This park also contains many Los Angeles attractions, including the Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre.

Rent a bicycle and explore this exceptional municipal park. Visit the Los Angeles Zoo and discover a range of amphibians, invertebrates and mammals. The large park also includes an outdoor museum dedicated to preserving the railroad heritage of the United States.

Explore the solar system through a telescope at the Griffith Observatory. Visit the facility’s Samuel Oschin Planetarium and see a live show. The Griffith Observatory also features astronomy exhibits and exceptional views of greater Los Angeles.

Stop at the Travel Town Museum within Griffith Park. This outdoor museum displays a wide range of historic locomotives, including a steam locomotive built in the late 19th century. See an exceptional collection of restored cable cars, carriages and passenger cars.

Visit the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens and learn about its conservation and animal management programs. See a range of endangered species, including the chimpanzee, the Sumatran tiger and the giant otter. The Los Angeles Zoo also offers educational classes for adults and children.

Watch a performance at the Greek Theatre, a historic Los Angeles outdoor entertainment venue. Famous international acts have performed at this venue, including The Who, Elton John and Paul McCartney. The large theater features 5,900 seats and exceptional acoustics. Check the official website for the concert schedule.

Griffith Park includes tennis courts and soccer and rugby fields. Walk along Zoo Drive to find the Travel Town Museum. Griffith Park Drive is a favorite walking and jogging route among visitors to the park. Find this large municipal park about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport.

With a wide range of outdoor and sporting activities, Los Angeles attractions and educational facilities, Griffith Park is perfect for visitors to Los Angeles County.


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Lodging Near Griffith Park

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Big, Bright and Cheerful. Families With Kids 7 Years and up Welcome

Big, Bright and Cheerful. Families With Kids 7 Years and up Welcome

3856 Boyce Ave, Los Angeles
4.6
of 5, from 25 reviews
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Situated in the city center, this property is close to Griffith Park, Los Angeles Zoo, and Griffith Observatory. Local attractions also include Glendale Galleria and Greek Theatre.

$101
Days Inn Glendale

Days Inn Glendale

450 West Pioneer Drive, Glendale
3.4
of 5, from 1,661 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

This hotel is 5 blocks from the Glendale Galleria and 3 mi (5 km) from Griffith Park. Universal Studios, the Rose Bowl, downtown Los Angeles, Dodger Stadium, and Hollywood are within 10 mi (16 km).

Welcome Home to Los Feliz/hollywood - Relax & Enjoy After a Day in the City

Welcome Home to Los Feliz/hollywood - Relax & Enjoy After a Day in the City

2223 Richland Avenue, LOS ANGELES
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Los Angeles, this vacation home is close to Greek Theatre, Griffith Observatory, and Griffith Park. Local attractions also include Los Angeles Zoo and Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Glendale Apartment Rental by Owner

Glendale Apartment Rental by Owner

417 West Harvard Street, Glendale
4.6
of 5, from 8 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this apartment building is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Glendale Galleria and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Los Angeles Zoo and Warner Brothers Studio are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Walk to Top Shops, Dine & Entertainment Such as The Americana, Glendale Galleria

Walk to Top Shops, Dine & Entertainment Such as The Americana, Glendale Galleria

417 W Harvard St, Glendale
4.8
of 5, from 10 reviews
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Situated in the city center, this property is close to Glendale Galleria, Los Angeles Zoo, and Griffith Park. Local attractions also include Griffith Observatory and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

Luxury TWO Bedroom Furnished Apartment FOR Rent Near Americana

Luxury TWO Bedroom Furnished Apartment FOR Rent Near Americana

W. Wilson Avenue, Glendale
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in the city center, this apartment building is close to Glendale Galleria, Los Angeles Zoo, and Griffith Park. Local attractions also include Griffith Observatory and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

$85
Rodeway Inn Regalodge

Rodeway Inn Regalodge

200 W Colorado St, Glendale
3.3
of 5, from 188 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Glendale, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Glendale Galleria and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Los Angeles Zoo and Warner Brothers Studio are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Spacious AND Cozy Townhouse , Amazing Patio View!!

Spacious AND Cozy Townhouse , Amazing Patio View!!

512 Concord St, Glendale
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Glendale, this property is close to Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park, and Glendale Galleria. Local attractions also include Griffith Observatory and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.