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Walk the footpaths of the Hansen Dam Recreation Center

Hansen Dam Recreation Area in Lake View Terrace is a popular spot for swimming, horseback riding, golf and soccer. But it’s also a wide-open space laced with footpaths. Here’s a circular walk that will give you a good feel for the place without wearing you out.1. Enter by turning southeast from Osborne Street onto Dronfield Avenue to enter the Hansen Dam Recreation Area. Turn right at the first corner and park at the ranger station.2. Cross the street, turn right and begin following a dirt path bordered by a white metal rail. Follow this to the big bend and swing left.Find more great L.A. Walks — maps included >>> 3. Keep the tall trees on your left (and the big wall that is part of Hansen Dam t ...