Lonely Planet Writer

Locals angry at Hollywood sign photo-op fans

Locals frustrated by tourists accessing the Hollywood sign.
Locals frustrated by tourists accessing the Hollywood sign. Image by Eli Duke / CC BY 2.0

It’s a symbol of Los Angeles that every visitor wants a photo of, but residents in the neighbourhood closest to the Hollywood sign are becoming increasingly frustrated with the camera-wielding tourists. Every weekend thousands of people use the narrow roads and steep trails around Griffith Park to get as close as close as possible to the sign, blocking access for mail delivery and emergency vehicles, and even climbing on private walls to get the best shot. Read more: sacbee.com