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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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615 South Columbus St Apartment Unit F $125
615 South Columbus St Apartment Unit F

615 South Columbus St Apartment Unit F

615 South Columbus St., Glendale
     
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Glendale, this apartment building is close to Glendale Galleria, Griffith Park, and Glendale Centre Theatre. Local attractions also include Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles Zoo.

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

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

    , Los Angeles
       
      4.6
      of 5, from 25 reviews
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      Situated in the city center, this vacation home is close to Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory, and Glendale Galleria. Local attractions also include Greek Theatre and Glendale Centre Theatre.

      Days Inn Glendale $99
      Days Inn Glendale

      Days Inn Glendale

      450 West Pioneer Drive, Glendale
         
        3.4
        of 5, from 1,679 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).

        Relax & Enjoy IN LOS Feliz Home
        Relax & Enjoy IN LOS Feliz Home

        Relax & Enjoy IN LOS Feliz Home

        , LOS ANGELES
           
          0.0 out of 5.0

          This vacation home is located in Los Angeles (Los Feliz), close to Greek Theatre, Griffith Observatory, and Griffith Park. Local attractions also include Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Sign.

          Glendale Apartment Rental by Owner
          Glendale Apartment Rental by Owner

          Glendale Apartment Rental by Owner

          417 West Harvard Street, Glendale
             
            4.7
            of 5, from 9 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Situated near the airport, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Glendale Galleria and Glendale Centre Theatre. Glendale Adventist Medical Center is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.

            Walk to Top Shops, Dine, Entrtmnt as The Americana at Brand, Glendale Galleria
            Walk to Top Shops, Dine, Entrtmnt as The Americana at Brand, Glendale Galleria

            Walk to Top Shops, Dine, Entrtmnt as The Americana at Brand, Glendale Galleria

            , Glendale
               
              4.4
              of 5, from 8 reviews
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              Situated in Glendale, this property is close to Glendale Galleria, Griffith Park, and Glendale Centre Theatre. Also nearby are Los Angeles Zoo and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

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

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

              , Glendale
                 
                4.8
                of 5, from 10 reviews
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                Situated in the city center, this property is close to Glendale Galleria, Griffith Park, and Glendale Centre Theatre. Also nearby are Los Angeles Zoo and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

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

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

                , Glendale
                   
                  4.8
                  of 5, from 25 reviews
                  0.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in the city center, this property is close to Glendale Galleria, Griffith Park, and Glendale Centre Theatre. Also nearby are Los Angeles Zoo and Glendale Adventist Medical Center.