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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Cowboy up for the Festival of Lights

Go green for the Light Festival,  19th century-style!

From December 9th through the 30th, horse fans can enjoy the DWP Holiday Festival of Lights in Griffith Park on horseback, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays only. Recreation and Parks personnel will be on hand to control the safe use of the path between the riders and walkers.

Group rides are welcome. The equestrian entrance to the Light Festival is at the Griffith Park  Park Ranger station. Do not enter from the Zoo side (the Zoo is the exit).

For those without their own horses, rental horses and guides are available at the Diamond Bar Stables. Call 818-242-8443 for information.

For those wishing to trailer their horses in, ample parking is available in the dirt lot across the street from the Live Steamers (next to Travel Town). Exit the 134 Freeway on Forest Lawn Drive off ramp. Travel Town and Live Steamers are east of the exit on Zoo Drive (left turn at the stoplight to access Zoo Drive, next to Martinez Arena). There is a wide trail along the 134 Freeway , past the Autry Museum and on to entrance to the Light Festival at the Ranger Station.