Directly adjacent to the Crystal Springs picnic area, close to a baseball diamond and the freeway, is the park’s only bike-rental...
Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round
The richly festooned 1926 amusement park ride was brought to its current home in 1937. It has 68 carved and painted horses sporting real...
Griffith Park Southern Railroad
This fleet of miniature trains has ferried generations of children around a 1-mile loop past pony rides, a Native-American village and...
Smokey the Bear presides over this laid-back log-cabin setting, a cool spot to camp out for a drink or two (the minty Girl Scout cookie...
4730 Crystal Springs Dr · interesting places nearby
Griffith Park information
A gift to the city in 1896 by mining mogul Griffith J Griffith, and five times the size of New York’s Central Park, Griffith Park is one of the country’s largest urban green spaces. It contains a major outdoor theater, the city zoo, an observatory, two museums, golf courses, playgrounds, 53 miles of hiking trails, Batman’s caves and the Hollywood sign.
Access to the park is easiest via the Griffith Park Dr or Zoo Dr exits off I-5 (Golden State Fwy). Parking is plentiful and free. For information and maps stop by the Griffith Park Ranger Station .