FREE Guided Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Tour

Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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This tour is perfect for families with school-age children, beginning or first-time birders, and people who want to learn more about the Wildlife Reserve. Directions to Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve During Detour on Access Road: Take Burbank Boulevard to Woodley Avenue. Turn north. Travel around 0.4 miles on Woodley to the first possible right turn, a park road. The park road will end at a parking lot. Turn left and drive through the parking lot. Turn right onto the park access road (“Wildlife Way”) and drive around 0.4 miles to the paved parking lot on the left at road’s end. Park in the lot and walk past the low, rock-faced buildings. Meet at the amphitheater. This tour will meet on 2nd Saturdays of the month, October—March. Leader: Muriel Kotin. Heavy rain cancels.

San Fernando Valley Audubon invites you to guided tours of the reserve on Second Saturdays. The walks will include the many birds, other wildlife, habitat, and recovery from the devastating fire of September 2020. The emphasis of each tour will vary with participants’ interests.  

Second Saturdays, 9:00 A.M. October 2022 – March 2023.

Tours of this special place will begin at 9:00 A.M. and last an hour and a half or two hours, depending on the group’s wishes.  

These Walks are for

  • People who want to visit the Wildlife Reserve
  • Families with school-age children 
  • Beginning birdwatchers, including first timers 

Time and Meeting Place: The Wildlife Area entrance and amphitheater are in the southeast part of Woodley Park. Meet at the small amphitheater on the south side of the rock-faced buildings at 9:00 A.M.

Directions***:  Driving on Woodley Ave. north from Burbank or south from Victory Blvd., go ½ mile and turn east at the sign for the Japanese Garden. Continue straight (don’t turn into the garden) and drive past the Cricket Fields and around the tree in the middle of the road, on to the parking lot at the end of the road. Meet at amphitheater. GPS coordinates of parking lot:  34.179942,-118.472595.  

Equipment and Clothing:  Wear sturdy shoes, layered clothing, and a cap or hat with a brim. Binoculars are available to borrow. Please leave your pets home. 

More Information: Muriel Kotin at 213.500-4143 or San Fernando Valley Audubon at 747.237-3720. Website Heavy rain cancels.

Attention: Detour is expected to be in place until further notice. Please click here for alternative directions.

Event Location:

Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area
Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area
Van Nuys, CA 91406
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FREE Guided Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Tour
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