San Diego Parks and Recreation oversees nearly 40,000 acres of developed and undeveloped open space, more than 340 parks and 25 miles of shoreline from Sunset Cliffs to La Jolla.Open space parksregional parks
Explore over 20,000 acres of open space park land.
San Diego is home to several developed regional parks that attract millions of visitors each year. Both residents and visitors from around the globe take advantage of San Diego's great weather to walk, bike or swim, visit a museum, take a tour, or have a picnic in one of these well known parks.
With 17 miles of coastline and 4,600 acres around Mission Bay Park, San Diego offers a wide variety of beaches and amenities. San Diego Lifeguards patrol the beaches from nine permanent lifeguard stations (Ocean Beach, South Mission Beach, Mission Beach, North Pacific Beach, Pacific Beach, Children's Pool, La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores, Black's Beach) and dozens of seasonal stations during the summer.