The Hollywood and Highland Mall (6801 Hollywood Blvd #170, Hollywood, CA 90028) offers multiple viewing decks of the Hollywood Sign and is a popular destination for photos.
Griffith Observatory features close-up views of the Hollywood Sign as well as the City of Los Angeles. Don’t forget to take a tour of the newly renovated observatory while you’re there.
Hiking to the Sign
There are three hiking trails to the Hollywood Sign of varying difficulties. All trails are open from Sunrise to Sunset, 365 days a year. While enjoying hiking, please stay on authorized trails.
Easy – Mt Hollywood Trail
Moderate – the Brush Canyon Trail
Difficult – the Cahuenga Peak Trail
LA Metro to the Sign
The DASH Observatory bus service, operated by LADOT Transit, runs every 20 minutes, seven days a week, from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. weekdays and 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. weekend days. You can board the bus at The Metro Red Line Vermont/Sunset Station or at stops along Hillhurst Avenue in Los Feliz Village. Fare is 50 cents a ride, 25 cents for seniors and the disabled. Access cardholders travel free.