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:: SAN DIEGO'S MAJOR PARKS:: Here is our comprehensive listing of all parks and recreational areas in within our city area. With an average temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, San Diego County is a prime locale for spending time outside. This list takes the biggest parks and recreational areas and puts them in one place for you to check out. From Mission Trails to Mission Bay to Anza-Borrego, San Diego has a unique combination of high and dry mountains, ocean-kissed beaches and cactus-spotted deserts. So get out and recreate.


Parks in San Diego
Name
Park & Recreation Profile
Location
Mission Trails Regional Park

One of the largest urban parks in the country; includes 50 miles of hiking trails and Lake Murray.

HOURS
Winter Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Summer Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
PAYMENT INFO
Free

One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA
(619) 668-3275

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Presidio Park

Lush lawns, towering trees, spectacular views and a walk through San Diego's history.

PRICE
Museum: Adults $5, Children (6-17) $2, under 6 are free.
PARKING
Free parking
HOURS
Park open daily 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Museum summer hours: Fri. Sat. & Sun, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2811 Jackson Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 692-4918

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Mission Bay Park

Once a series of salt marshes, Mission Bay is a center for water recreation in San Diego.

PAYMENT INFO
Free

Mission Bay Park.
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 221-8900

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Did you know that the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest desert state park in the continental United States?

HOURS
Oct-May open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekend hours only most of summer (call for details).

200 Palm Canyon Dr.
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone: (760) 767-4205

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Torrey Pines State Beach and Reserve

One of our secret beauties, most of this reserve is hidden from the view of passing motorists.

PARKING
In the pay lot ($4) or for free along Highway 101.

N. Torrey Pines Road
San Diego, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 755-2063

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Embarcadero Marina Park

Located on the bay side of the convention center, this is a popular site for outdoor concerts and picnics. This is a great place to fly a kite, when the wind is right. There's a popular fishing pier here, too.

There is limited parking in the area.

From 8th Avenue cross Harbor Drive to Convention Way and follow to its end, at the park.
San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA


Balboa Park
The Park is San Diego's sprawling cultural heart, with museums, theaters, gardens and much more.
Main entrance: Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-0512


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Cabrillo National Monument

Part military base, part national park and boasting one of the choicest views in all of San Diego, Cabrillo National Monument is the kind of place you'll take out-of-town visitors, and then go back again and again yourself.

PRICE
Park entrance: $5 per vehicle; $3 walk/bike-ins
PARKING
Plenty of parking is available.
HOURS
Daily 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m., including weekends and holidays

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 557-5450

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