Griffith Park, a hilly patch of nature in Los Felize neighborhood of Los Angeles, is the second-largest city park in California and offers a range of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. It has been referred to as the Central Park of LA, but is much more rugged that New York’s Central Park. The park is home to the Griffith Observatory and offers views of the famed Hollywood sign.

Size: 4,310 acres

Average Precipitation: 4.93 inches

Average Temperature: 65.4° Fahrenheit

Annual High Temperature: 75.2° Fahrenheit

Annual Low Temperature: 55.7° Fahrenheit

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Driving Directions

Griffith Park is located north of downtown Los Angeles, between Burbank, Pasadena and Beverly Hills. There are multiple ways to access the park. One of the primary access points is just off Exit 144 of the I-5 onto North Zoo Drive.

Coordinates: 34.133261,-118.299970

Address: 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90027