What You Should Know Before You Visit
There is no swimming allowed at Mariner's Point Park. If you'd like to swim during your trip, there are plenty of other parks and beaches in close proximity that you can add to your trip itinerary. This park has a maximum capacity of 200, and permits are available for a fee.
Easy to Get To
This park is very accessible to visitors of San Diego, regardless of the mode of transportation you plan on using. Along with vehicle access, bicyclists will also find easy access, as well as racks to secure their bikes while they're spending the day at the park. There is also a bus stop nearby, as well as an RV park perfect for taking a break to marvel at the amazing scenery.
Native Bird Nesting Area
The park also contains a nesting area for least terns, which are native birds that call this region home. Park visitors are required to stay at least 500 feet away from this area so as not to disturb the nests. Be sure to read signage and obey instructions or you may be subject to fines or other punishments.
If you're in need of restroom facilities during your visit, they're located on East Bonita Cove. While you're permitted to bring food when visiting Mariner's Point Park, alcohol is not permitted anywhere within this park. Glass containers are also prohibited, so be sure any bottles or other containers you bring for picnics are made from plastic.