📍4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA90027
🚗Walk 2 hours, visit the observatory for 1 hour.
🈺️The park closes at 5 pm, so avoid it if you can. The observatory opens at 12 pm, Tuesday through Sunday; office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm.
It is located in West Hollywood--a very popular place for tourists and outdoorsy types.
From Griffith Park to the Observatory, an hour's drive will take you to the Griffith Observatory. This is a famous astronomical observatory as well as being a landmark in downtown Los Angeles.
Climbing Mt. Hollywood is a moderate hike that takes about 20 minutes. Once you reach the top, you'll get a great view of Los Angeles's city center and surrounding mountains. At Mt. Hollywood Park, you can experience both outdoor recreation and astronomy!
The Griffith Observatory near the summit provides visitors with an opportunity to observe planets, stars and galaxies through a telescope made by Zeiss Corporation.
At night, a panoramic view of Los Angeles is available from the Observatory's rooftop observatory; while enjoying the beauty of the night sky, feel the bustling life around you.
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