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.
Explore Griffith Park using your car by using the new Parkline shuttle every Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 10 pm. Click here for more information.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Hollywood Sign wants to wish you a wonderful thanksgiving! We’re thankful for the hard working people at the Los Angeles Rec & Parks system, the offices of CD4, councilperson David Ryu, and the City of Los Angeles.
Long time Los Angeles Park Ranger and former Acting Chief Albert Torres died from a heart attack, Saturday, October 12. On Friday, Captain Torres worked a 14-hour shift patrolling the areas affected by the Saddleridge Fire before he collapsed at LAPR headquarters at the Griffith Park Visitor Center. Captain Torres was a huge supporter of the Sign and taught us about the importance of protecting wildlife in the area. He…
On September 26, 1949, the Hollywoodland Sign officially became the Hollywood Sign as the City of Los Angeles removed the LAND from the Hollywood Sign forever and rebuilt the H.
The Griffith Observatory DASH Bus that runs from the Vermont/Sunset metro stop to the Observatory is expanding their service. Beginning August 5,, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., buses will run every 20 minutes and will not serve the Greek Theater or Griffith Observatory. Beginning at 10 a.m., buses will run every 15 minutes until 10 p.m., covering the entire route including the Greek Theater and Griffith Observatory. Weekends and Holidays, the DASH bus service will begin…
More security will be at the Hollywood Sign during the July 4th weekend to improve the flow of traffic and control crowds that want to take a picture at the Sign. Click here to read about the improvements spearheaded by council member David Ryu’s office. Interested in fun, safe way to view the Sign? Check out our Seeing the Sign page for our recommendations.