The One Park In Southern California With Hiking Trails, Suspension Bridges, A Wedding Gazebo, And Playgrounds Truly Has It All
Nature and outdoor adventures are a huge draw in Southern California. There are hundreds of places to go to enjoy outdoor activities, but few have as many options all in one location as San Dieguito County Park in Del Mar. Whether you are looking for, from strenuous to relaxing, from solo experiences to family outings, this Southern California park with suspension bridges, hiking, gardens, playgrounds, and more really does have it all.
Large grassy spaces and picnic areas are a perfect backdrop for relaxing and enjoying a bite before, between, or after your adventures in this beautiful park.
Hillside ladders and lookout points provide expansive views, not only of this 125-acre park but also of miles beyond. You can even see the Del Mar coast on a clear day.
Activities at San Dieguito Park include five miles of hiking trails lined with trees, foliage, and wildflowers. Keep your eyes open for a variety of wildlife creatures that inhabit the trees, brush, and hills around you.
One of the most popular features of the park is the pair of rope suspension bridges between the upper and lower sections of the park.
A lovely butterfly garden in the lower park area draws many visitors and is a highlight for children.
There are several picnic areas, some for small groups and families as well as a couple of large pavilions for bigger groups and events.
Visitors can also enjoy two ponds with fountains and plenty of ducks to watch and feed.
There is so much to explore and discover for visitors of all ages and activity levels.
Miracle field is a baseball field designed for kids with special needs and is close to restrooms, water fountains, a playground, and picnic areas.
This park is wonderful for families. In addition to a baseball field and basketball court, there are five playgrounds in the park.
A sweet wedding gazebo, combined with the park's gorgeous views and landscape, make this a popular outdoor wedding venue.
There is no excuse for boredom at
San Dieguito County Park, and chances are that you will want to visit more than once. If you are looking for more exciting activities, check out more bucket-list-worthy outdoor adventures in SoCal.
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1628 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA