We’ve added a new photographer Stephen Schafer to our featured photographer section. Check out his recent photos of the Hollywood Sign. Stephen Schafer Photos
Due to wildfires in the area, the air quality is currently unsafe for long periods of time. We recommend postponing hikes until the air quality improves. Please remember to avoid open flames or sparks inside Griffith Park and around Los Angeles.
We upgraded our webcams with new Hitachi digital cameras. Check out more information about the cameras here.
Articles come out around July 13 claiming that the Sign was dedicated on this day. That is incorrect. We do not know the exact date the Sign was dedicated. We know that one of the developers died July 6, 1923 and that the Sign was completed before December 8, 1923 because it was mentioned in a Los Angeles Evening Express article. At the time of its creation, the Sign was…
The Runyon Canyon trail has been reopened. Masks and social distancing are still required. For more information, click here.
Trails to the Hollywood Sign have been reopened with the exception of Runyon Canyon. Masks and social distancing are required. For more information, please visit: https://www.laparks.org/covid-19
Due to Safer at Home restrictions, hikes and access to the Hollywood Sign are currently closed. Please help us and the city of Los Angeles continue to flatten the curve and stay healthy!
Please be aware that the following places within Griffith Park are currently closed until 3/31/20 – Griffith Parkline, Griffith Observatory, Travel Town and the Los Angeles Zoo. The DASH Observatory route will continue to operate. Please the LA Parks website for updates: https://www.laparks.org/griffithpark/griffith-park-home-page
The animated Netflix show BoJack Horseman about a famous horse actor made headlines in season 1 when the title character stole the D in the Hollywood Sign as a present for another character named Diane. Hollywood then became Hollywoo for the rest of the show. Now it’s airing it’s 6th and final season, the show has finally righted the situation (sort of), replacing the destroyed D with a B making…
We’re excited for the approval and funding of the wildlife bridge that will connect two ecosystems currently blocked by the 101 freeway. This bridge will potentially save the population of mountain lions that currently live in the Santa Monica mountains along with our beloved P-22 who lives just under the Hollywood Sign. Read more about the bridge in this article here.