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Catalog house circa 1887

Once upon a time, a person picked up a catalog and ordered their home, piece by piece, to be... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
We're having a dog show when we were there

Judging of pure bred collies . Not far from the beach and in centre of town . Nicegreen space to... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
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Mar 26, 2018
“Catalog house circa 1887”
May 20, 2017
“Low energy visit”
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this 2 1/2-acre historical park has shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, a picnic area with barbecue facilities and a beautiful rose garden.
200 Beech Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2271
+1 760-434-9189
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Once upon a time, a person picked up a catalog and ordered their home, piece by piece, to be assembled like a giant 3 dimensional puzzle. The historic neighborhood in San Juan Capistrano (Los Rios District) has many of these still standing today. Back to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

My mom and I were there on business, waiting for a flight home and accidently found this park and historical house. We love looking at the historical homes and lifestyles of the cities we visit. This home was simple and the woman who was there...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Judging of pure bred collies . Not far from the beach and in centre of town . Nicegreen space to relax and people watch. Histories building in the park

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

The first house built in Carlsbad in 1886, the Shipley/Magee House, stands at its original location in this park near the ocean. It is operated by the Carlsbad Historical Society and is free to tour. The house is open until 3 PM and tours are...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Great spot to stop and rest after walking downtown Carlsbad. Many historical sites to see. Green grass , shade trees and restrooms.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The local parks are a great deal and this one had a Hall that holds up to 60 people including tables and chairs, and a smaller meeting room also including a couple of tables and lots of chairs; the bridal girls used to get dressed....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Maggie park is a good location for a rendezvous with friends before heading to the beach or going to the village. There are public restrooms and parking in the area.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 2, 2016

The history of Carlsbad's beginnings is a staple of Magee Park. It is interesting to learn of how the Shipley/Magee families became one of the town's founders and how it grew from its very humble start. The inside of the main house is a window...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Scott B
Reviewed November 29, 2015

Got married in the rose garden at Magee Park...soon after it had gotten improvements in the late 70's. We love Carlsbad!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Ray C
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a small park next to the Army-Navy Academy at the northern end of Carlsbad along the coast hwy. It has a couple of acres of grass on which my son and I used to throw a baseball. It also has a nice rose...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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