Qualified and motivated Park Rangers provide a safe environment and a safe work place for all recreation and parks employees, patrons, and visiting dignitaries in a manner guided by a commitment to responsiveness, quality results, employee safety, and professionalism.


By ordinance, Los Angeles City parks are open to the public from 5:00 a.m. until 10:30 p.m., unless otherwise posted. Several parks or designated areas have been authorized for early closure at sunset. Some park facilities offer equestrian trails for riding horses.

Park space is usually available on a first come, first serve basis for picnicking and other recreation opportunities, but in some instances a reservation may be required. Please inquire about facility information prior to your visit.

Our on-site AUDITORIUM is available for reservation.



Located at the Griffith Park Visitor's Center, Park Rangers - 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027.

LAPD Security Services - 201 N. Los Angeles St. # 2, Los Angeles, CA 90012 -  http://www.lapdonline.org/security_services_division

Stop by the Visitor's Center for information regarding Griffith Park activities, attractions, and upcoming events, or call the Communications Center at the number listed below.


Located at Park Ranger Headquarters, Park Ranger Communications is staffed 6:45 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. to provide callers with a central contact and dispatch center for routine and emergency needs. Phone number is (323) 644-6661.

The LAPD Security Services Communications is 24 hours and officers will respond to calls at Griffith Park and all other City parks. The 24-hour number is (213) 978-4670.


  • Any report of violence
  • Disturbances and crime in progress
  • Illegal sports activities
  • Unleashed dogs and other animal problems
  • Trespassing
  • Lewd conduct
  • Facility and maintenance emergencies at Recreation and Parks facilities occurring after regular business hours
  • Requests for additional patrols
  • Notification to your LAPD Security Services Senior Lead Officer
  • Information regarding things to do in Griffith Park, (323) 644-6661

Any problem or concern may be reported anonymously.

Please Dial 911 in an emergency.