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Mission Bay Park

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Address: 2688 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-6802
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+1 619-221-8900
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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We would go out here each morning to go walking. In the morning you can watch exersize classes working out. It is fun to watch the fishermen launch their boats. The banks of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
thethurmans03
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Roy, Utah
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Seattle, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice view of the beach, nice location to renew your vows. Beware of the locals who are homeless as they might be in your pictures.

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Roy, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would go out here each morning to go walking. In the morning you can watch exersize classes working out. It is fun to watch the fishermen launch their boats. The banks of Mission Bay are lined with bank fishermen as well. Just a real great place to watch people. If you have kids there are real nice play grounds.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If my view is correct, Mission Bay park is the whole system of park and points around Mission Bay. It includes man beaches and island, jogging and bike path, scenic drives, boat launching ramps and sport facility around Mission Bay starting from Mission Beach City. It is very popular among locals and visitors. Visitors to the Park can just pick... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lived in San Diego for many years and often walked or biked in this park. I have since moved away from San Diego and the opportunities to do so have markedly lesssned in the past few years.Recently after visiting my dentist in San Diego, I decided that the weather seemed nice enough for a re-visit to this wonderful... More 

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Rosenheim, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the handmade nature, enjoy the wind and let the skyline behind you and Kiss your Partner like the Sailor in new York Sit down in the park and have picknick

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People running, dogs running, people talking, walking and exercising, birds singing, fish jumping out of the water, green and blue and gray on some days, it's all there. Whether you'll go for a walk or just to sit on a bench and day-dream, it's a joy. And a photographer's dream, too!

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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We took in the sunset and lovely setting around the Bay Park, we walked around the trains and looked at boats and sun setting. Ample parking in sparse parking area. We walked to beach and back to bay. it was lovely, we need to come back and rent kayaks next time in town.

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice park with a walking path and kids park near the bay. Too bad I only visited this park in December. I bet it's full of people during sunny days in the summer.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice park for walking, running or biking. We passed signs for boat ramps as well. There are playgrounds for children and a sandy beach along the water.

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Cape May Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

There's so much to do in the area, that many tourists miss this. I would say it is more commonly used by locals who know about this gem for picnics and sports. It's less windy and also warmer than the oceanside, so nice on cooler days in winter. It seems to have a nice microclimate.

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