Griffith Park

One of LA's most popular urban green spaces.

LocationDirections
Merry-Go-Round (Lot 1)
Google Map

Heading East on the 134. Exit Victory Blvd. Turn right onto Victory, then left onto Zoo Drive. Follow Zoo Drive around the Zoo parking lot and past the Autry Museum until it becomes Crystal Springs Dr. Continue past Griffith Park Dr, then turn right at signs for the Merry-Go-Round. Continue to the first large parking lot.



Heading West on the 134. Take the ramp toward I-5 Sacramento, then take exits to Zoo drive. Continue circling to the right on Zoo Drive under the freeway and straight to the stop sign. Turn left at the stop sign and continue past the Autry Museum until it becomes Crystal Springs Dr. Continue past Griffith Park Dr, then turn right at signs for the Merry-Go-Round. Continue to the first large parking lot.



From the 5 Take the Los Feliz exit. Go west on Los Feliz, then make the first right turn onto Crystal Springs Drive by the Pony Rides. When you see the ranger station, turn left toward the Merry-Go-Round. Continue to the first large parking lot.

Mineral Wells (Travel Town)
Google Map

From the 134 freeway on the north side of the park, exit Forest Lawn Dr South, one mile west of the 5 freeway. Turn left at traffic lights into park area towards Travel Town. While at STOP facing entrance to Travel Town turn right (south) onto Griffith Park Zoo drive and follow it straight past Mt. Hollywood drive (gated) on right and then a quarry on the left. You will soon see the picnic grounds on your right, if you see the golf driving range, you have gone too far. From the south, exit I.5 at Griffith Park. Turn Right (N) on Crystal Springs Drive and continue past the ranger station on your right(E) and the large picnic areas on your left (W). At the stop, turn left on Griffith Park Drive and head past the golf clubhouse and driving range. You should now be at Mineral Wells Picnic area. From Los Feliz, turn north into park by the Pony Rides on Crystal Springs Drive. Go north _past_ the ranger station on your right(E) and the large picnic areas on your left (W). At the stop, turn left on Griffith Park Drive and head past the golf clubhouse and driving range. You should now be at Mineral Wells Picnic area.

Vermont Canyon
Google Map

From the south, take the 5 freeway north to the 101 fwy (Hollywood) exit Vermont and turn right. Follow past Los Feliz Blvd into the park and find parking near the Greek Theater. The event will be at the picnic area across from the theater.

From the North, take the 5 freeway South to Los Feliz Blvd West to Vermont and turn right.

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