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Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

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Located in the San Fernando Valley near the intersection of the 101 and 405 Freeways, the 2,000-acre Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area is a flood control basin managed by the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks. Features include two parks, an 80-acre sports field, an archery range, three 18-hole golf courses, Balboa Lake with boat rentals and fishing, the Balboa Park and Sports Center, playgrounds, a velodrome, bike paths, hiking trails, tennis courts, a Japanese garden, an off-leash dog park, a premiere wildlife preserve, and the only unpaved stretch of the Los Angeles River. The City of Los Angeles set aside the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve to protect native plants and animals. Over 200 species of birds have been seen in the basin. Many birds, attracted by the water, gather here in the fall and winter.

Address: 17017 Burbank Blvd., Encino
Phone: (818) 343-4143

Park Features:

May 22 - 8:30pm, Put a Ring on It!, Marsh Park
May 23 - 11:30am, Little Nature Explorers, Vista Hermosa Natural Park
May 23 - 3pm, A Walk into the Chumash World, Temescal Gateway Park
May 23 - 9am, LA River Bird Walk, Marsh Park
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