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Lake Balboa Park

6300 Balboa Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91406
+1 818-756-9743
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Pleasant Outdoors

We've come here many times before. This time we rented a swan boat (swan-themed paddle boat). It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosemary W
Do NOT go around the park,

Not safe environment around the park anymore. It's nice around the lake only. Nature Ya no es... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Olga V
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6300 Balboa Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91406
South San Fernando Valley
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"the san fernando valley"
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"boat rentals"
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"walking and biking trails"
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"feed the ducks"
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"bird watching"
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"dog walking"
in 2 reviews
"birds"
in 12 reviews
"fishing"
in 6 reviews
"playground"
in 7 reviews
"benches"
in 11 reviews
"jog"
in 5 reviews
"nature"
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"bike"
in 7 reviews
"sepulveda"
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"paddle"
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"freeway"
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"stroll"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've come here many times before. This time we rented a swan boat (swan-themed paddle boat). It can be pricey, since you pay by the number of people, not by the boat. $22 for two of us for an hour. We had a good time...More

2  Thank Rosemary W
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Not safe environment around the park anymore. It's nice around the lake only. Nature Ya no es seguro el ambiente alrededor del parque. Es lindo solo alrededor del lago. Naturaleza.

3  Thank Olga V
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Reviewed 14 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
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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
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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

1  Thank Stu G
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Reviewed 21 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
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Reviewed 21 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

2  Thank Seanschin
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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

2  Thank Rosemary W
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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
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Reviewed 16 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.

Thank MARMOTONA
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