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River Walk--Above Balboa

A riverside path with shade and scenery. Head upstream from Balboa Boulevard along the soft-bottom section of the river and explore the stream, fish, birds and other wildlife.

STARTING POINT

Balboa Boulevard at the Los Angeles River and head upstream.

PARKING

Balboa Boulevard in Van Nuys, California.

DIRECTIONS TO THE START

CAR: Take the Burbank exit on the 405 Freeway. Head west down Burbank Boulevard. Make a right on Balboa. Continue down until you reach Balboa Park.

TRANSIT: Take the Orange Line to Balboa Station. Walk south until reaching Balboa Park entrance.

NEARBY PARKS

Sepulveda Basin Recreation Center A gorgeous, spacious area with multiple parks, ample facilities, bike paths and one of the few soft-bottom sections of the L.A. River.

DINNING

Taqueria Juanito's

16851 Victory Boulevard # 1

CA 91406-5560

(818) 781-6378

Xtacy Grill and Cafe

6345 Balboa Boulevard #180

Encino, CA 91316-1515

(818) 708-1314