San Diego Parks

San Diego Life: San Diego Area Parks
Top10 San Diego Parks

When you have kids, the most indispensable activity is to
take your kids to the park. In San Diego we have the most
perfect weather, so our Parks are great and in every neighborhood.
For more information about each park, click on the links.

(1) Balboa Park
– America’s Largest Urban Cultural Park. Balboa Park is
huge and you can spend many days here exploring everything.
If you have kids don’t miss the Miniature train, the Carousel,
Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, Reuben H. Fleet Science
Center and San Diego Natural History Museum. Stay Tuned
for a more in depth look at Balboa Park.

(2) Mission Bay Park -the largest man-made aquatic park
in the country

There is many parks located within the park, picnic tables
and fire pits for your enjoyment and bicycling/Walking paths
for endless recreation.

Fiesta Island is the location for Para sailing,
OTL Tournament, Youth
Camp & Aquatic Center
, Dogs Off Leash, Wave Runners,
Water Skiing, Bonfires, Jogging/Running, and bicycling.
A great place to see Seaworld’s Fireworks 6:00am to 10:00pm

Model Yacht Pond/Vacation Isle the Pond is used
for both sail and power model boats in races and regattas.

Check the Map for locations/Picnic Sites

(3) Old Town State Park – Old Town is going through
some changes, but the Historic Parts to explore will still
remain and are worth visiting.

(4) La Jolla Cove and the Children’s Pool — Probably
one of the most beautiful areas in California. Parking is
really difficult. Some of the features are Snorkling, Scuba
Diving (San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve),
and Wildlife.

(5)  Mission Trails Regional Park – At 5,760 acres, Mission Trails is one of
the largest urban parks in the country. Old Mission Dam,
Mission trails Visitor Center and great hiking areas, trails.

(6) Poway Lake Park – Picnics, Barbecues, Softball,
Fishing, Paddling on the Lake, Parks, and great Hiking trails.

(7) Old Poway Park — Great park for Weddings and Birthdays.
This park features a Steam Engine Train that you can purchase
rides on the weekend, historical features, water fountains
and the Farmer’s Markets on Saturday. Occasionally there
is Crafts/Arts Fairs. A great place to eat is the Hamburger

(8) Escondido Kit Carson ParkQueen
Califa Magical Circle
, Picnic areas, multiple playground
areas, Softball, Walking/Hiking trails, Soccer Fields, Tennis
Courts, and Sports Center.

(9) Coronado Tidelands Park — Excellent views of San
Diego with Walking Trail around the park, a nearby Skate
Board Park, and Grassy areas/Palm Trees which completes
22 acres.

(10) Tecolote Canyon Natural Park — Features include
trails that can be used for jogging walking and mountain
biking and Nature center.

For more information about San Diego Parks, this web
is all about Playgrounds in San Diego.

Port of San Diego Park Information

The Big Bay Information

San Diego Direct/Parks

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