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Mission Bay Park

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Address: 2688 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-6802
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.

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I work in the hospitality industry so my days off are usually everyones work days. Coming here is a treat because its not usually packed with people like the beach and it has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
theriaultmorgan
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I work in the hospitality industry so my days off are usually everyones work days. Coming here is a treat because its not usually packed with people like the beach and it has better up keep.

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Indio, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved being able to let our dog off-lease and let her chase her ball along the water. There is a fenced area also if your dogs run off. Everyone seems to pick up after their pups making it a nice area for all to enjoy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and convenient area for walking or running. Great for family picnics. They have pavilions and places to cook. Parking was free and easily accessible to the park.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area has a nice sandy beach, nice grassy areas with trees, public restrooms with showers, sidewalk paths, and playground area's for the kids. Great place to spend the day. If you are into flying kites or playing Frisbee there is a couple good areas in the grass to do that. Take a portable bbq and make a day of... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are in the mood for a walk, a jog a bike ride, swim or kayaking, or picnics this is a great place. There is so much room to acomadate the many people who come.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never have any problem parking. The grass is quite well kept. There's a nice view of the water and on hot days the cooling ocean breeze is most welcoming. It can get quite busy, and could use a little more cleaning. Overall its a good park to hang out with friends.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great area for all, however, the place is in great need of care and cleaning. theses areas are grounds and the park swings and the like. Only saw 3 clearly homeless people in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of nice places in San Diego to go for a run/walk, but this is my favorite. It's less crowded than the beach (unless there is an event in the bay/fiesta island), which makes it much nicer. When I run here, I opt not to use headphones whereas if I'm running on the beach somewhere, I generally... More 

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended the 2016 San Diego Ho'olaule'a festival at De Anza cove portion of Mission Bay Park. This portion of the park features a sheltered cove where kids can swim in the water and is lifeguard protected. There is a large Gazebo and public restroom in this portion of the park. Mission Bay is also, where BAYFAIR is held each year... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Plenty to see around this area. Great place for a day trip nice big clean park, insanely beautiful views and beautiful at sunset.

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