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Northridge is a popular neighborhood in Los Angeles. The neighborhood is a jewel of the San Fernando Valley and is nestled between Porter Ranch, Chatsworth, Reseda, and the Granada Hills.

If you are looking for something to enjoy with your family and friends, Northridge has many attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping centers and much more.

Things to See and Do in Northridge

Recreational Parks

  • Holleigh Bernson Memorial Park

If you are seeking tranquility in the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, the Holleigh Bernson Memorial Park is the place to be. The open space is perfect for fitness enthusiasts and kids. The park is a popular picnic spot for families.

The softball grounds and basketball fields are well maintained. The beautiful hiking trail is easy. This makes it a good choice for beginners and experienced hikers.

  • Mentryville Park

The 3,000 acres park is a popular choice of adventure loving tourists and fitness enthusiasts. Visitors can indulge in a leisurely hike at the park. The hike is of a moderate level and is suitable even for beginners.

  • Dearborn Park

The pet-friendly park is used for recreation like picnics and sports. The facilities at the park include indoor tennis courts, outdoor and indoor basketball courts, and children’s play area.


  • The Museum of San Fernando Valley

Explore the rich art, culture, and history of the San Fernando Valley at the museum. The exhibits at the museum include Aviation in the San Fernando Valley Mexican American baseball (the 1940s and 1950s), The Hollywood Shorties, Mid Century Modern Furniture, and Valley Icons of Architecture.

  • Nethercutt Collection

The museum features rare collectibles. It showcases more than 130 vintage, antique, and classic automobiles. The automobiles include many top winners of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

  • William S Hart Museum

The museum exhibits a collection of artifacts representing Native American cultures. Apart from this it also showcases Western artwork by artists Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, and Joe de Yong.

Amusement Parks

  • Six Flags Magic Mountain

The 262-acre theme park is home to the most roller coasters in the world. The park is a popular place to play and have fun with family and friends.


  • California State University Northridge (CSUN)

The 356-acre university campus is a vibrant community of students and faculty. The orange groves, CSUN botanic garden, and several historic graves are the highlights of the campus for visitors.

Shopping and Eating

  • Northridge Fashion Center

The Northridge Fashion Center houses plenty of big brands that include ALDO shoes, Abercrombie and Fitch, Banana Republic, Bath and Body Works, Hollister Co., and Forever 21.

Take a break from shopping and indulge in food and drinks at Chevy's, Harley Burgers, Steak Escape, Yard House, Red Robin, and Villa Pizza.

  • Westfield Topanga and The Village

The mall has hundreds of boutique stores where you can shop to your heart’s content. Enjoy mouthwatering food at the many restaurants after you complete your shopping.

The top restaurants at the mall include Bistro KA, The Cheesecake Factory, Islands Restaurant, Red Robin, Wokcano, The Slaw Dogs, and Joey Woodland Hills.