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Lake Balboa Park

6300 Balboa Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91406
+1 818-756-9743
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Good area park

Lake Balboa Park is a large park just north of the 101 freeway in the San Fernando Valley. It is... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
This is a beautiful park to come relax!

People watching? Frisbee tossing!? Dog walking!?!?! DO IT! It's a wonderful spot to come relax for... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Chad C
Orlando, Florida
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6300 Balboa Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91406
South San Fernando Valley
+1 818-756-9743
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Lake Balboa Park is a large park just north of the 101 freeway in the San Fernando Valley. It is easy to get to and offers many outdoor areas for relaxing, walking, sports, etc.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 26 August 2017

People watching? Frisbee tossing!? Dog walking!?!?! DO IT! It's a wonderful spot to come relax for the day when the weather is nice!

Thank Chad C
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm going to discuss the Basin area which Balboa park is a part of. You gotta love a nature reserve in the middle of the San Fernando Valley. This place offers a variety of bird species as well as other nature. Just watch out for...More

Thank Stu G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My orthodontist while pregnant in 1999 suddenly got the visit from my now 16 year old. Encino, CA is in the San Fernando Valley, the Encino Commons shopping and my favorite teach to ride their bike park and trails. Lake Balboa, nearby you can fly...More

Thank JovidaAD
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I live nearby and would consider lake Balboa and surrounding area a good hangout place to bike, jog, rent a boat or even fish! I can not say it is very well maintained but if you are visiting the surrounding urban areas and need a...More

1  Thank Seanschin
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We usually come here to walk and see the birds It's about a 1.3 mile walk around the edge of the lake, just enough to count as exercise without going overboard. This is a great place for birdwatching, with some that are year-round residents and...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful park with a paved path around the lake for a stroll, walk or jog. Beautiful scenery & plenty of benches to sit & enjoy the views. Playground for the children, peddle boat rentals & fishing.

2  Thank L M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

LOVE IT ... In contacts with the universe, AMAZING !!! We have a wonderful day with my friends on the bicycles all around and Inside the park soo nice!!! I want to comeback as soon as possible.

Reviewed 2 April 2016

It is a good size park and the lake is pretty although at times the water smells. It is also fairly popular and it can get very crowded, in particular during w/e's and holidays. The availability of parking is not bad though. The scenery is...More

6  Thank Maurizio T
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We went to the park for the first time with a Dutch Oven Cooking Group for one of our outings. The park is very large with a nice lake, many grassy areas for groups, areas for kids to play, nice paved paths that go around...More

Thank 707clayg
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Feishu W
5 June 2016|
Response from Maurizio T | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free. First come first served.