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Mission Bay Park

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Address: 2688 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-6802
Phone Number:
+1 619-221-8900
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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Beautiful beach and park

We loved walking through this park. So beautiful and the beach is gorgeous. Very relaxing to wander around enjoying the scenery.

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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved walking through this park. So beautiful and the beach is gorgeous. Very relaxing to wander around enjoying the scenery.

Thank Carl R
Beaumont, California
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368 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I officiated at a wedding on Saturday - one of the most popular days for the site. Parking was difficult but the Bay is so beautiful! All types of craft cruise up and down and make for unusual backgrounds for formal wedding photos! I really want to go back for a picnic on our own.

Thank GJean1565
Edmonds, Washington
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a nice play area for the kids here plus bathrooms that were kept clean. There's a paved walkway that goes all around Mission Bay. In the morning (early!) you can watch the gals from the rowing club go out. Be sure to stop in the Catamaran Hotel, great gift shop plus a koi pond and colorful parrots. They... More 

Thank Linda P
Lawrence, Kansas
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1,015 reviews
591 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mission Bay and Mission Bay Park are both good places to enjoy the weather and the sights of San Diego. They offer nice walking areas and places to just "chill" and enjoy the sun and the sea air.

Thank buffalojim67
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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751 reviews
505 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented an RV locally and came here for lunch for a few hours before heading north. Many people use this park and it is a very pleasant walk along the foreshore.

Thank RonA_Plymouth
Long Island, New York
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, wide open beachfront space for various recreational activities. Next to Belmont Park, and walk to Mission Beach Boardwalk.

Thank hateinjustice
Mt. Pleasant
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked along the beach area and visited a couple of restaurants/bars on the beach. Nice people and amazing views!

Thank ChristyMtP
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6 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Loved the ambiance around the beach! My first time going to the beach and it was just awesome! If you want a fun people filled beach, this is a must!

Thank Margaret T
Moraga, California
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stopped here with our family including our almost 2 year old granddaughter. It has a good playground for little kids, it is on the water for going to the beach and it has both sun and shade picnic tables.

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San Diego, California
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful area to rent boats, paddle-boards, or just walk/bike the paved path around the bay. There are areas to sit in the grass, or sand, and Catamaran resort/spa has pretty good food (inside/outside seating).

Thank 38Happytravels

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