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Glen Park



One of Encinitas' oldest parks, Glen Park features mature shade trees, ample picnic areas including a covered gazebo, a terrific playground area and plenty of other recreational amenities.  Within walking distance from Cardiff State Beach and downtown Cardiff-by-the-Sea downtown area and the Coastal Rail Trail, Glen Park is a great home-base for a day of fun enjoying the outdoors.  Glen Park is also home to the City's terrific Seaside Day Camp program offered during summer and school breaks M-F.  

Park hours 5am - 10pm

Parking Lot (includes ADA spaces)

Children's Play Area

Picnic Facilities


Basketball Court (not reservable)

Tennis Court (not reservable)

Volleyball Court (not reservable)

Horseshoe Courts (not reservable)

No Alcohol

Allowed Activities
Good For

Additional Information

City of Encinitas Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department isresponsible for a wide range of services for the City including recreationprograms, city-wide special events, park, beach and recreational trailmaintenance, management of open space, streetscape maintenance, animalservices, and oversight of the administration of the Encinitas Ranch GolfAuthority.

TheParks, Beaches and Trails Division is responsible for the maintenance andrepair of all parks, beach and trail facilities, including 10 miles ofstreetscapes, 82 acres of open space, 153 acres of both developed andundeveloped parks, 45 acres of beaches, and over 40 miles of trails. We hopethat you enjoy getting out and exploring Encinitas’ trails and beautiful openspaces.

General Park Information

Park hours are 5am - 10pm unless stated otherwise. Beach parkingand amenities hours are 5am - 10pm. Beach is closed 2am - 4am. Please no glasscontainers, polystyrene food containers or smoking allowed at City parks,beaches and trails. Dogs must be on a leash at all times unless otherwise noted.

Allparks are available on a first come, first served basis. Special Event andSpecial Ceremony Permits are available for select locations (see specific siteinformation below). More information on special permits is available on the Rentals andReservations page. Please call (760) 633-2740 to check foravailability.