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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 40 parks and maintain over 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.


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National Public Lands Day, 9/28

September 12, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad will celebrate National Public Lands Day with a volunteer trail cleanup at Rancho Carrillo Trail...

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Veterans Park Workshop, 9/21

September 10, 2019 
Draft conceptual park plans will be shared with the public at an upcoming community workshop for feedback. An online...

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Beat the Heat in a “Cool Zone”

September 3, 2019 
With this week's heat, safety officials remind residents to take advantage of a cool zone, free, air conditioned public...

General Information

Parks & Recreation Administration
799 Pine Ave. 
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Upcoming Events

5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM