Los Angeles, California

Hike to Hollywood Sign the Short Way

with Ed M.

Ed M.

I lead hikes to the Hollywood sign all the time. I'm a hike leader with the Sierra Club. I know many different routes to the Hollywood sign.
We'll get beautiful views of the Hollywood sign, LA, Lake Hollywood.

Get out for a hike and get a unique perspective of one the world's most famous landmarks! This is the only legal hike that gets you close to the sign. The hike takes about 45 mins each way. It's an "Intermediate" hike. It's not a huge elevation gain, but it is fairly constant (so you're going to be hiking uphill without any flat areas for the majority of the way up).
This hike takes us to the back of the sign. It's the only legal hike for the sign. There is a fence between the path and the sign, and there are tons of cameras monitoring, and you WILL get arrested and/or fined if they catch you hopping the fence.
We'll start from the shortest way to the Hollywood sign. I can pick someone up if they are in Hollywood--will cost extra.

Meet at the bottom of the trail and hike to the top. It is 1 -2 hours round trip.
Distance: 4 miles

Duration: 1.5 hours

Don't recommend this hike for people who are out of shape or have health problems.

Can do it also for a flat rate of $80--if group is under 10 people.

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Ed M.

I'm a hike leader for the Sierra Club. I've lead many interesting hikes. I've lead hike to Hollywood sign many times, Griffith Park hikes, hikes to where they film "Biggest Loser," where they filmed MASH, and Planet of the Apes, Paramount Ranch, etc Full profile Leave a Review

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