Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

Address:17017 Burbank Boulevard
Encino, CA 91316

Phone:818-756-8060
Web: www.laparks.org
Size: 2,030 acres.
Location:North of downtown Los Angeles, west of US-405.
Facilities:Picnic areas and pavilions, golf courses, model airplane field, cricket fields, archery range.
Activities:Archery, bicycling, cricket, model airplane operation, off leash dog walking, hiking.
Special Features:The Recreation Area includes several discrete attractions in their own right, including three eighteen-hole golf courses (Encino, Balboa, and Woodley Lakes), the Sepulveda Garden Center, Lake Balboa/Anthony C. Beilenson Park, and the 225-acre Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve.

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1 -- color) Kris Ohlenkamp points out birds during an Audubon Society walk at the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.
The transitway will link activity centers such as Pierce College, the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area, the Van Nuys Government Center, Valley College and North Hollywood.
The California native landscape project, which will be located at the eastern entrance to Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area, will focus on the water conservation benefits of native and drought-tolerant plants, as well as demonstrate the value of recycled water from the Donald C.
Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, who obtained $2 million to restore Bull Creek Channel in the Sepulveda Basin, noted that the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area is a federally-owned flood control region.
Ralphs supermarket in Chatsworth donated 10 loaves of bread to assist in the roundup, in which animal control officers encircled the quacking fowl for their journey to the Sepulveda Basin Recreation area lake.
The idea, he said, is to have the runners pass by some of the more familiar Valley landmarks such as the Sepulveda Basin recreation area, California State University, Northridge, and Warner Center.
Bull Creek, by the way, runs right though the middle of the campus of Kennedy High School and under the 118 Freeway before passing through residential areas until it reaches the popular Lake Balboa section of the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area, where it empties into the Los Angeles River.
It also will look at ways to possibly improve access to the nearby Los Angeles River, providing connections to the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area to the north and Elysian Park to the south.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced Wednesday it will award $75,000 to the city's Department of Recreation and Parks to develop a native landscape ``demonstration garden'' at the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.
Saturday morning, a private airplane crash landed in the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area, narrowly avoiding a crowd of about 40 model airplane enthusiasts, but nobody was injured.
Engine trouble forced a small, private airplane into an emergency landing Saturday morning, narrowly missing about 40 model-airplane enthusiasts at the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.
ENCINO - A two-night rock video shoot - complete with pyrotechnics that sounded like bombs exploding and a wild police shootout - left people living near the Sepulveda Basin recreation area in a tizzy.