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Mission Bay Park

Address: 2688 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Ranked #85 of 374 Activities in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Kayaking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.
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Activities: Kayaking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.

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Portland, Oregon
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173 reviews 173 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

After performing a quick google search for "Best San Diego Running", Mission Bay Park was mentioned as a top spot. I was looking for a longer run of 10+ miles and this was the perfect choice. You can make it as short or long as you wish. I parked my car at the main entrance, but you can really park... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Prior to leaving San Diego and heading back to AZ, my husband thought we could all do with a little oasis. Mission Bay Park provided just what we needed prior to our 5 hour drive. It was very picturesque and we strolled along the board walk and other little side streets. I am glad we found this park and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great Hotel! Close to Sea World. Nice pool. Friendly Staff. Close to the beach. Nice lanai with a view of the marina.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I really recommend you rent some bikes and ride along the path (around 7 miles I think) as there's lots to see and do. The grassed area is excellent for a rest or a break from the amusement park. Be aware that it is very crowded so there may be some lines, particularly at the wave pools.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

During our trip we visited San Diego and datyed a few days around Mission Bay. We could park free and enjoy the beach and the surrounding area. An ideal base and beautiful located near the center of town. We made a few bike rides (around the bay and to downtown). In the evening we enjoyed the many people who came... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great for BBQs and family outings! A classic weekend spot for boating and family fun outdoors in San Diego ... nice for a BBQ in the designated areas!

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Ventura, California
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This review is specifically about the Tecolote Shores area of Mission Bay Park, which is off an access road that runs parallel to the I-5 just north of the I-8 interchange. There are multiple play areas at this park, with many types of play environments that can keep kids happy for hours. There are also picnic areas and a nice... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have spent many summers here with the high school camp at my church. We have fun wake boarding in the bay hanging out at mission beach and eating at the local surf handouts.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We enjoyed this park, although we went at the weekend and it was ridiculously crowded. If I were to go again I would definitely visit during the week as this would probably be a better experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a beautiful and lovely park on the beach. There are many different restaurants to choice from and the prices are great. Also at this park there are things to do for all ages. On the boardwalk to can jog, walk, ride bikes, etc. There are many parking lots which are free. In the area also are many many... More 

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