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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:

November 28 - 4:30pm, Fall Fiesta - Community Campfire, Vista Hermosa Natural Park
November 28 - 9am-4pm, Free Bus Trip to the Mountains,
November 28 - 11am, Art Along the River - Watercolor, Marsh Park
December 5 - 10am, Franklin's Movie Magic, Franklin Canyon Park
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