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Griffith Park Access Information

Griffith Observatory is CLOSED until further notice

Trails in Griffith Park (and throughout Los Angeles) reopened on Saturday, May 9. The Observatory grounds and sidewalks are also open.

Face coverings (for anyone two years and older) and social distancing are required for those using Griffith Park.

The Vermont gate to Griffith Park is open (unless the park has to be closed to vehicles due to overcrowding). Starting on May 22, vehicles will be able to park both in the area around the Greek Theatre (free) and on upper Western Canyon Road (paid). The Observatory roads and parking lot will remain closed.

Road closures are possible if traffic gets congested.

The Fern Dell / Western Canyon gate into Griffith Park will remain closed. Public parking will be available in the large lot just north of Fern Dell.

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