What This Park Is Known For
Tecolote Shores Park
Replete with fire pits and BBQs, Tecolote Shores Park is perfect for spending the afternoon or evening with a group of friends or when hanging out with your family. Visitors can feel free to take a dip in the temperate water of the bay or lounge on the sandy beach. There are also play areas for kids situated nearby, which are designed to accommodate kids of all ages while visiting East Mission Bay Park.
This park also features many scenic trails for walking, hiking, running, and jogging. There is even a 12-mile paved, looping bike path that runs through the entirety of Mission Bay Park, of which there is access from Tecolote Shores. Many people find this to be the perfect destination to start when attempting to take on the entire trail.
Playa Pacifica Park
Sometimes referred to as Leisure Lagoon, this park features a large grassy area that rolls into a sandy beach, which extends around the whole cove. Two playground areas, including swings and other fun rides, offer a safe and fun time for children of all ages. There is also a connecting "island" accessible by a strip of sand, which many kids in the area really love exploring.
This park is ideal for many other activities. Swimmers and sunbathers are always welcome, as are runners, bikers, and walkers. If you're visiting at night, take advantage of the ample bonfire pits, which allow you to safely and conveniently build a fire for you and your friends to keep warm on the beach. There are also picnic areas situated through the park, just be sure to leave the alcoholic beverages and glass bottles at home during your visit as they are not allowed on any beach in San Diego.
Stay Nearby at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort
The San Diego Mission Bay Resort is a pet-friendly resort that has 357 rooms and suites to accommodate solo travelers as well as larger groups of friends and family, each with a garden, resort, or bay view from your patio or balcony. It is the perfect place to stay while exploring Mission Bay Park.