Griffith Park is one of the largest green spaces in the heartland of Los Angeles. A philanthropist named Griffith J Griffith who made a fortune during the gold rush era in the 19th century donated this massive urban park.
There are fun activities you can try in Griffith Park such as hiking that leads you to the Hollywood sign, horseback riding and seeing the animals at the LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens. If you want to check out Native American Artifacts, the Autry is the perfect place to visit. If you love musical shows, head out to the Greek Theatre for some entertainment. If trains are your weakness, drop by the Travel Town Train Museum to immerse yourself in the exhibitions. There are also three train rides available for you to indulge in with scenic views. Lastly but certainly not the least, for a spectacular view of downtown LA and a strategic view of the Hollywood sign, visit the famous Griffith Park Observatory. It holds an astronomy museum and is considered one of the largest planetariums in the world. It’s closed every Monday but free to enter for the other six days of the week.
In Griffith Park, there’s an endless range of outdoor entertainment for sunny LA. You can camp and picnic for free plus take advantage of the interactive shows available in this popular landmark.