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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
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

A 4,600-acre aquatic park dedicated to leisure and active sports.

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My favorite place for a run :)

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some water and some beach without the waves. There are multiple park areas with accessible parking. Great for walking, jogging, biking or sunbathing. The northeast corner is usually the quietest. On the central west side you'll find boat and paddle board rentals (but less parking). Great restaurants and little tourist shops along Mission Blvd. and my son's favorite Tattoo shop.... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here to meet some friends and fly kites. I was surprised buy how big it was. There were lots of people there but there was still room to play. Gras was nice and trimmed and the bathrooms were clean.

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Cave Creek, AZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the views and the ocean breezes. Nice area to take a waterside walk. Probably nicest area next to Coronado, Shelter & Harbor Islands for a walk.

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has very gentle waves and kids can walk out 30 yards and still only be thigh deep. There was no undertow and the sand was free of trash. There is a little playground and bathrooms a few yards away. There is also a grassy area which would be perfect for a picnic.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belmont park itself was a bit of a disappointment. The website makes it sound much larger and exciting than it really is, however the adjoining park and beachfront is very nice.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice park. Super Busy on the weekend. But pleasantly calm during the weeks days. Playgrounds and some training activities for fitness training. Saw lots of runners. A few bicycles and 1 person with rollerblades.

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Cottonwood, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon here walking and having a picnic. THe park is clean, lots of families, loved looking out onto the bay watching the ships pass.

Thank Karen S

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