Griffith Park


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Griffith Park

Address:4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone:323-913-4688
Fax:323-644-6204
Web: www.laparks.org
Size: 4,107 acres.
Location:Bordered by the Los Angeles River, Riverside Drive, Western Avenue, Los Feliz Boulevard, and the Golden State Freeway.
Facilities:Picnic areas, concessions, riding and hiking trails, Japanese garden park, Greek theater, athletic fields and courts (including four golf courses).
Activities:Hiking, jogging, bicycling, horseback riding, train rides, golf, tennis, horseshoes.
Special Features:Park attractions include the Griffith Observatory and Planetarium; Travel Town, an outdoor transportation museum specializing in pre-World War II railroad equipment; the Autry Museum of Western Heritage; the Greek Theatre; and the Los Angeles Zoo, which is home to more than 2,000 rare and exotic mammals, birds, and reptiles.

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