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Address: 2560 Orion Way, Carlsbad, CA 92010-7240
Phone Number: 760-434-2851
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A skaters' haven, this 15,000-square foot park with skateable rails, ramps,...

A skaters' haven, this 15,000-square foot park with skateable rails, ramps, bowls and stairs is located between a police and fire station, affording parents some measure of security.

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My grandson loves to visit this skatepark whenever he's here in Carlsbad. We've gone to several local skateparks and this is his favorite. All the people who frequent this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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2fungirls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My grandson loves to visit this skatepark whenever he's here in Carlsbad. We've gone to several local skateparks and this is his favorite. All the people who frequent this place are friendly and helpful which wasn't our experience at others. It's sometimes a bit difficult to find but has a great location next to the Carlsbad Police Department and fire... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This little skate park sits has good parking and sits between a fire station and the Carlsbad Police headquarters. It has approximately 4 bowls with a couple having some vert sections but small. The largest bowl is square shaped with soft easy angles and a fun little hill in the middle. If your and amateur, this is a good place... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Great park!!! Very clean and all the kids here had great attitudes and clean mouths and were all respectful to one another and especially encouraged the youngest skaters. Feel safe and clean with police dept and Fire station on either side also.

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1 Thank tlbing
Carlsbad, California
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is definitely for boards only, keep the scooters, bikes and small children out of the way. The day we went, just for me to take some shots, was nearly vacant at 11AM. But, once school is out, the fun begins. Picnic table under a shady tree is a good place to watch the action.

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1 Thank wisdom4u
Sacramento, CA, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Get there early - Fills up pretty good during the day!! Great place!! Don't bring little kids, though - They need to train somewhere before gettin into the park with the big kids!

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Carlsbad, California
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

I gave it an extra star for the Mogul Maze but it'd be a 3 star otherwise. It's got everything you need but that's it. You do what you came there for and then it starts to feel a little old so you go home cuz you're not those guys that just hang there all day, you've got a life.

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Mt vernon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

If you are looking to kill an hour in Carlsbad check out this park. My kids enjoyed watching skaters doing tricks and honing their skills. No fee to enter the park. We happened to go around dusk.

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Oceanside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

should have been moved closer to town so skateboarders wouldn't misuse sidewalks, public and private property. Skate boarding IS a CRIME when public and private property is damaged by uncaring juveniles and their complicit parents.

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1 Thank apandaoside
San Diego
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Nothing more perfect then this location. Not popular, low key and great atmosphere of humble skaters. I take my little nephews there once a month and they love it. The fire station no more than 200 feet away is run by Mike Lopez, and they keep their eye out on the kids. Good size park, nice rails and good spot... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Beaches are well maintained on a consistent basis; rangers and lifeguards are constantly patrolling.

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