Address: 6300 Balboa Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA
A massive San Fernando Valley park & recreation area with a huge 27-acre lake as its centerpiece.
Amenities include free parking (always a bonus), a large playground area (currently being resurfaced), Swan Boat and bike rentals, kayaking, lakeside footpath around its perimeter, designated fishing areas, ducks and geese, plenty of grass to spread out on and play, two adjoining golf courses (Balboa Golf Course and Woodley Lakes), and the Apollo 11 Model Aircraft Field (6201 Woodley).
While in the area, consider checking out The Japanese Garden, Woodley Park Archery Range, Sherman Oaks Castle Park, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Tapia Brothers Farm, and Westfield Fashion Square Mall.
These photos were taken July 2021. Click to enlarge.