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“It's a landmark. You have to go.”
Review of Hollywood Sign

Hollywood Sign
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Hollywood Sign and Griffith Park Hiking Tour
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Owner description: Perched atop Mount Lee, this global symbol of Hollywood glamour measures 450 feet in length with mammoth white letters, each standing 45 feet high, spelling out the name of the city. There is no access to The Hollywood Sign as it sits on restricted property however; there are several scenic view points which provide great photo opportunities . 1) Hollywood and Highland. Farther away but easy , especially if you are already in Hollywood. 2) The Griffith Observatory. Take the Metro Red Line at Hollywood and Highland to the Griffith Observatory stop. From here board the DASH Observatory shuttle operating 7 days a week ( beginning 3/21/17) to the front lawn of The Griffith Observatory for views of The Hollywood Sign. 3) The Sign is best viewed from the interior of Griffith Park. Trail signs will guide you to these sites. Please stay on the designated trails and enjoy the great views of The Hollywood Sign !
London, United Kingdom
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“It's a landmark. You have to go.”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The only thing special about seeing the sign, is the fact that you are seeing the sign. It is well worth it, and lets face it, if you have been to LA, everyone will ask if you saw the Hollywood sign. It's a cool thing to do, so just do it and enjoy yourself!

Visited September 2013
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“Good Photos That's It”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The trail to the sign was closed due to danger on the trail so you could only get far away shots or take the tour from the observatory which cost money. Honestly it's just a sign but a cool one. See it and take a photo and move one.

Visited July 2014
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“Nothing special”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

It is a good landmark but since you see it from so far away, this might not be really worth it. There's nothing really special about it.

Visited February 2014
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“Hike to the World Famous Hollywood Sign”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The Hollywood Sign is the most iconic symbols of Southern California; this trek has been on my bucket list for many years, and in June of 2014, we achieved this adventure.
The Hollywood Sign is accessible and it can and should be a go to destination at least once during your time in California. The hike is easy enough that any member of the family can trek it. The sign can be accessed from multiple trailhead locations from hike level 1 to hike level 5 - Moderate Uphill with some Rolling Hills. I began my hike from the Hollywood land park trailhead and be advised that from this trailhead this hike is no joke. (Level 3.5) The first 1.2miles is all uphill and there is minimal shade with one awesome shade tree. After your first 1.2 mile you will find a small sign that says “You Made It” From this point the remainder mile and a half to the sign is smooth sailing. When you arrive at the Hollywood Sign you will see a unique view of LA that is unlike most other views as you see the Hollywood Sign with LA behind it. Don’t forget to bring your camera because you will see many picturesque views during your hike. The return trip is awesome because it’s all downhill. “YEA”!
MY RECOMMENDATIONS: Start your hike early morning because there are minimal shade trees along the hike and it can get hot. Bring 2 to 3 Liters of water, sunscreen, have a light breakfast bite prior to hike. PARKING: There is no charge for parking. FOOD: Small Snack to eat when you get to the Hollywood Sign (You’ll want a snack!). RESTROOMS: There are restrooms at the Trail head.., Use the restroom prior to the hike as there are none along the way.
SUGGESTION: After you concur the Hollywood Sign visit the freaks and geeks in downtown Hollywood and get your GRUBB ON. Check Out our home video “Sail” of the hike on You Tube at CoCoMoe Adventure
“Get Up Get Out and Get Adventuring” CoCoMoe

Visited June 2014
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“From the Griffith Observatory”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We searched for a vista point to get good photos of the Hollywood sign on our GAS and it took us to the Griffith Park. The clichéd photography session was done there. But the place does have an aura of awe in it. Felt great to be able to see this landmark in person.

Visited July 2014
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