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Ellen Browning Scripps Park

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1133 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3638
+1 858-538-8085
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank studdoc17
Reviewed 10 September 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

Thank Challenger007
Reviewed 19 August 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

1  Thank lizardtiff
Reviewed 13 August 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.

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 31 July 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

2  Thank SanDiegoGuy1
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was one of our favoirite beaches we visited while in the San Diego area. The water is crystal clear (at least when we visited). While standing knee deep there are fish that swim up that you can easily see. There is a public parking...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Walked through the park on the way to the cove. Families were picnicing, couples relaxing etc. Not too crowded

Thank 4remeii
Reviewed 11 July 2018

La Jolla is a special place, with its unique beaches, stunning vistas, restaurants, shops and art galleries. But to truly experience the heart and soul of this coastal town, you have to visit Ellen Browning Scripps Park. This relatively unchanged stretch of public park has...More

1  Thank Hoyt S
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Justin J
5 June 2017|
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Response from Stacie G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. It is high up overlooking the ocean with benches and easy sidewalks.
19 April 2015|
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is completely free.
19 April 2015|
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is completely free.