How long is the Griffith Observatory walk?

This 1.5-mile hike from Vermont Canyon Avenue up to Griffith Park’s great observatory delivers excellent views over Los Angeles along the way. This hike is around three miles long and visits a less known summit on the southeast side of Griffith Park with views that deserve more attention.

How much is the Griffith Observatory?

Tickets: Admission to the observatory and grounds is free of charge. Tickets for the shows in the planetarium cost $7 for adults and children over 13, $5 for visitors aged over 60 and students, and $3 for children aged between 5 and 12.

How long do people spend at the observatory?

How long will it take? People on average spend 2 hours here, the planned atrium shows are 30-40 minutes long. You can easily spend 30 minutes or more walking around the grounds.

Can you still walk around the Griffith Observatory when it’s closed?

Yes, you can park at the top and walk around – the Hollywood sign is viewable although still a way away. You can see views across LA . over a year ago.

Is it free to go to the Griffith Observatory?

Griffith Observatory is a free-admission facility located on the south side of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park. The building and grounds are accessible for all visitors. Griffith Observatory’s grounds and roads are generally open the same hours as Griffith Park, 5:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., every day.

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What is Griffith Park known for?

The park features a number of popular attractions such as the Los Angeles Zoo, the Autry Museum of the American West, the Griffith Observatory, and the Hollywood Sign. Due to its presence in many films, the park is among the most famous municipal parks in North America.

Where are the bus stops for the Griffith Observatory?

The bus stops in front of the Observatory along the horseshoe driveway every 20-25 minutes. There are also stops at Mt. Hollywood Drive (for access to Griffith Park hiking trails), at the Greek Theatre, and along Hillhurst Avenue in Los Feliz Village. The cost is 50 cents, but only 35 cents with a Metro TAP card.

Is the dash Observatory in Los Feliz open?

DASH Observatory/Los Feliz service operates daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: The bus runs every day even on days when the Observatory building is closed. The grounds are generally open daily. Also, on weekdays when the Observatory is operating, the building does not open until 12:00 noon.

When is the Greek theatre at Griffith Observatory?

The Greek Theatre season generally runs from April through October. Those hiking to the Observatory are encouraged to take one of the hiking trails which originate near the Greek Theatre or Fern Dell. There is public parking near all trailheads. Check Griffith Park hiking maps for more information.

Is there parking at the Los Feliz metro station?

There is NO parking in, around, or near the Vermont/Sunset Metro station. NOTE: DASH Observatory/Los Feliz buses are equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp. DASH Observatory/Los Feliz WILL run on evenings when there are concerts at the Greek Theatre. It is possible buses may be delayed because of traffic congestion.