We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
88
All photos (88)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“old trees”(4 reviews)
“la jolla cove”(29 reviews)
“flying kites”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
64°
42°
Dec
63°
42°
Jan
61°
42°
Feb
Contact
1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3638
Website
+1 858-538-8085
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around La Jolla
from $45.00
More Info
from $79.00
More Info
from $40.00
More Info
from $60.00
More Info
Reviews (178)
Filter reviews
154 results
Traveler rating
96
48
10
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
96
48
10
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews old trees la jolla cove flying kites great place to have a picnic green space sea lions free concerts play frisbee flora and fauna for sale grassy area the pacific ocean nice walk on the rocks gorgeous views beautiful area crashing waves
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 154 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watch the sea lions sun themselves on the rocks or swim in the beautiful clear water. I could have spent hours there. Truly delightful!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank texasdonna77
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Best park ever . I will comeback next with my families again. My kids they love this park so much and they want to comeback.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vihaan2310
Reviewed October 21, 2018

we stumbled on the place and were so happy that we did. it's lovely and not at all crowded. beautiful beach

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nannyca
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the prettiest little parks, and it’s very active with people. It looked like they were setting up for a concert while I was there. It is a short walk to the shopping and the cove.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Ellen Browning Scripps Park is a wonderful area to hangout in beautiful La Jolla, CA. Awesome views of the Pacific Ocean. Lots of green grassy areas to play with the kids. Tree shaded spots to set up for a picnic with family and friends. If...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ExpoNationals
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Go early to find parking. Wonderful views, cute noisy seals, nice walk way and cute shops nearby. Pricier area of San Diego but worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank studdoc17
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Ellen Browning Scripps Park is one of the biggest (and prettiest) tourist attractions in La Jolla as well as a beloved spot for locals alike. The Park offers a big es coastal view northward, a lovely stroll from the cove to the Children’s Pool, picturesque...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Challenger007
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Scripps Park is a small, pretty park where you can look out over the water, see lots of sea lions (and maybe harbor seals), swim in very cold water, or just frolic or snorkel in the surf. I went scuba diving in the small kelp...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lizardtiff
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Beautiful area but very, very busy. Can be difficult to get in and out of. The crashing waves, sea life and rock formations make it worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gail E
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This park is part of the legacy of the late Ellen Browning Scripps who gave this land, and other significant parcels, to the children of San Diego in perpetuity. The City has tried to covert some of the land in La Jolla for other purposes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank SanDiegoGuy1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 nearby hotels
La Jolla Cove Hotel & Suites
1,200 reviews
.04 miles away
La Valencia Hotel
1,333 reviews
.05 miles away
La Jolla Inn
45 reviews
.07 miles away
Pantai Inn
1,441 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,251 nearby restaurants
Bobboi Natural Gelato
593 reviews
.08 miles away
We Olive & Wine Bar
168 reviews
.05 miles away
Cody's
1,150 reviews
.06 miles away
George's at the Cove
3,099 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 136 nearby attractions
La Jolla Cove
11,900 reviews
.10 miles away
Africa and Beyond
25 reviews
.12 miles away
La Jolla Village Information Center
21 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
poohjax32
June 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stacie G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. It is high up overlooking the ocean with benches and easy sidewalks.
1
Vote
RLBarth
April 18, 2015|
Answer
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is completely free.
0
Votes
RLBarth
April 18, 2015|
Answer
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is completely free.
0
Votes