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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 40 parks and maintain nearly 50 miles of trails throughout the city to provide accessible outdoor recreational opportunities and conserve open space for residents and visitors. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs and services to promote health and wellness.

The department is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for excellence in operation and service.

News

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Buena Vista Park Revised Designs

September 21, 2018 
A public meeting was held on Thursday, Sept. 20 to share the revised designs for a new park in North Carlsbad. Comments...

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Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos

September 19, 2018 
On Oct. 27 and 28, the City of Carlsbad’s Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park will feature the sights, sounds and tastes...

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National Public Lands Day, 9/29

September 12, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad will celebrate National Public Lands Day with a volunteer trail cleanup at Calavera Preserve on...

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Super Hero Obstacle Race, 10/7

August 16, 2018 
Adventure seeking families can dress up like super heroes and come out to the fifth annual Super Hero Obstacle Race, on...

General Information

Parks & Recreation Administration
799 Pine Ave. 
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-2826

Upcoming Events

Sep22
6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
Sep29
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Oct7
8:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
Oct20
8:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Oct20
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM