The Activities you Never Thought Of
I spent two years living in Los Angeles and never once went to Griffith Park. I lived at the water’s edge and somehow the ‘mountains’ might as well have been the Urals.
Now I live right below Griffith, one of the largest metropolitan parks in the world, and I can’t believe I denied myself its beauty and bounty for so long.
The Grove and Griffith Park should switch places. Then we could call it ‘Central Park’ and locals might actually visit.
You can do all the typical things in the park: hike, walk your dog, have a picnic, pee in the bushes.
Then there are the tourist attractions: the Griffith Park Observatory where they filmed the famous scene in Rebel Without a Cause, the old trains of Travel Town (click for review), the vegan friendly snack cafe The Trails up Fern Dell Dr, and of course the LA ZOO.
There are so many other activities to partake in, however, that i thought a little profile of the parks lesser known pastimes might boost attendance. So here are a few more ideas: