FoGP believes that the proposed aerial tram will threaten the very soul of Griffith Park as a great wilderness park. We aren’t alone. More than 25 organizations have joined us in strong opposition.
Find out how FoGP is working on important Park issues, learn about FoGP events (online and in-person) and read about other newsworthy items that affect Griffith Park and the surrounding communities.
FoGP volunteers planted
trees and more than
miles of trails
FoGP volunteer hours in 2019
acres of urban wilderness in metropolitan LA
Friends of Griffith Park is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable group that promotes the enlightened stewardship of Griffith Park so it can survive and thrive well beyond the 21st century.
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Over the years Griffith Park has responded to urgent national and local housing needs. During the Great Depression the Park housed CCC camps to give jobs and homes to thousands of unemployed men from across the country. After World War II the current zoo parking lot...
A conversation between FoGP board member Dora Herrera and National Wildlife Federation Director Beth Pratt Beth Pratt, the unstoppable force leading the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in California, names all of her backyard frogs George. That goes a long...
On June 16, 2021, a plaque was unveiled at the Griffith Park Ranger Station, honoring one of LA’s beloved Park Rangers – Albert Torres. On this warm June day, many were in attendance – including LA City, and Rec and Parks officials, fellow Park Rangers, the Torres...
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