Ferndell Trail to the Griffith Observatory

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Ferndell Trail to the Griffith Observatory is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Los Angeles, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
613 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

Ferndell (AKA Fern Dell) is a woodsy glen at the lower end of Western Canyon in Griffith Park. Your destination is the historic Griffith Observatory.

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Great for kids! Hard to find parking.

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All up hill, hardly any shade. Take lots of water during the Summer. Hollywood sign view and Griffith Observatory at the end of the trail.

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