We interviewed Raiden Peterson, the project manager of the 1978 Hollywood rebuild, and Greg Ashe, helicopter pilot on the project, about the challenges and triumphs they experienced while recreating the iconic Hollywood Sign. Watch this wonderful short documentary here:
With the upcoming closure of Runyon Canyon, we want to assure you that the hiking trails to the Hollywood Sign are still open. Check out our recommended trails here. And please note that the trails might be experiencing higher amounts of people so try to use public transportation or carpool when entering the park.
Protect the Hollywood Sign and Be a Part of Movie Making History! The Hollywood Sign Trust is a non for profit dedicated to protecting and preserving the Sign and its legacy. Donations can be make here.
Councilman David Ryu hosted a public meeting regarding a new Griffith Park shuttle proposal and parking restrictions around the Griffith Observatory. To read up on the meeting, please click on the LA Times article here.
El Nino brought a flurry of calls about when the hiking trails on are open or closed according to the weather. The hiking trails operate on the same hours and restrictions as Griffith Park. If Griffith Park is open, our hiking trails are open as well.
Smog declined in Southern California over the last year. That’s according to the South Coast Air Quality District, which said we had 10 fewer high ozone days during 2015’s peak smog season than the previous year. Ozone is the primary gas in smog and can damage lungs. In total, there were only 82 days when smog levels exceeded federal standards for clean air. That may sound bad, but it’s better…
The Hollywood Sign Shuttle is currently closed for the season. Please check back to find out when we’ll be reopening it again.
We have created a new Frequently Asked Questions page for the Hollywood Sign shuttle. We hope it will help you plan your trip to the Sign. Click here for the page.
During the month of August, the Hollywood Sign shuttle has extended its hours! Now operating from 9 am to 2 pm, the Hollywood Sign shuttle takes visitors to a fantastic Hollywood Sign viewpoint without having to battle traffic or hike for hours. Click here for booking information.
The summer and LA’s long running drought bring new fire concerns to the Hollywood Sign and the area surrounding it. Please DO NOT SMOKE in and around Griffith Park while visiting the Hollywood Sign.