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.
New permit parking restrictions are currently being voted on by residents of the Hollywood Sign neighborhood. Please be extra careful about where you park when viewing the Sign and remember to never block the road while trying to snap a photo of the Hollywood Sign. Please visit our Seeing the Sign page for more information about viewpoints and hikes that have lots of parking options available.
Hollywood’s most famous mountain lion P-22 is considering a name change. Contests have launched around the city to find the best new name for this fantastic beast. Click here for more information.
The Hollywood Sign‘s popularity is still on the rise as the City explores different options to manage traffic. Until April 12th, they are reopening Mt. Hollywood Dr. to help alleviate Griffith Observatory parking. The Hollywood Sign shuttle will not be running while this experience goes on. It will resume its normal schedule after the 12th.