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Mission Bay Park

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Address: 2688 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Kayaking
Description: A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.

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This park was only a few minutes from our motel. What a beautiful and relaxing time we had walking the park and the beach. There was kayaking, wind surfing, etc. which enhanced... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This park was only a few minutes from our motel. What a beautiful and relaxing time we had walking the park and the beach. There was kayaking, wind surfing, etc. which enhanced this beautiful place. This was a great find on our vacation. Gene Parker Coplay PA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I remember going here in my teens. The roller coaster was always the attraction. The park has great rides to give the kiddos and a few adult style rides. We walk there from our beach house rental. It's was fun for the night. You have to go once. And the shopping is fun too!

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our boys (15 &18) were curious to ride the 90 year old rollercoaster at the park ($6/person). They were glad they did it, but they wouldn't do it again. Seems like a great location to take elementary school aged kids. Our kids were disinterested in most of the activities.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Loves this beach. A true California experience. The beach is clean, the sand is amazing. The ocean is breathtaking and the waves are great for the boogie board. We even saw dolphins swimming a bit off shore. Very cool experience.

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nice walk and plenty of parking on normal days - plenty of seating areas and several areas to BBQ with tables. It was clean and well maintained and very close to Mission Beach if you get tired of swimming in the bay.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Mission Bay Park is on an inlet, so it has great, calm beaches. Lots of grassy area to picnic, Great area for biking and rollerblading. And you are in San Diego, what more can you ask for!!!

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Ulysses, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a tame waterfront with the calm sea of the bay. Nice grassy areas for spreading out a blanket and relaxing or plenty of room for frizbee. Dogs on leases are allowed. Just bring you poop bag. Nearby food and the Belmont rollercoaster. Free parking at the bay and at the Belmont rollercoaster across the street. Right next to... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A wonderful place to walk and people watch. The breeze is lovely coming off the water and the trail goes on forever. Great place to spend the day meandering. Pack a lunch and enjoy the view.

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Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

On our week visit to San Diego we spent two afternoons at different beaches. The first day we were at Bonita Bay beech which was OK but not great. we encountered some sand fleas (shrimp larvae) and some folks got some bites. The second day we were at Ventura beech which we like a lot better. There was no problem... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the largest man made aquatic park in the country. It has a nice play area for the kids to have a runaround and there are some free activities for the public.

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Address: 2688 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego

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