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New Griffith Park Plan Proposes Better Parking and a Shuttle Service

Sean Baello

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If you've ever tried to go low-key stargazing at one of Griffith Park's many celeb-frequented hiking trails, chances are that you've experienced the extreme frustration of trying to find a parking spot. According to a new plan led by Department of Recreation and Parks and City Councilmember David Ryu, that whole ordeal might be eliminated sooner than later.

Our sister site Curbed LA reveals that the new plan, which was proposed last night during a community meeting, "includes charges for parking at the Observatory lot and in the Western Canyon area, and daily shuttles on Mount Hollywood Drive to see the Hollywood Sign and Observatory that would share the road with bikes and pedestrians."

That exciting shuttle idea will reportedly be "free or low cost" and will run every 15 minutes daily. There may even be a route that drives visitors to "a designated Hollywood Sign viewing area," so no more getting lost trying to find it on your own. We'll see how this all pans out.

Griffith Park Trail

Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90068