Mildred MacPherson Park
Located close to coastal downtown Encinitas, Mildred McPherson Park features a large, flat turf area, picnic spaces and a recently renovated playground. The park also features nice ocean views and is just a short walk from the Coastal Rail Trail and the Santa Fe Street pedestrian underpass to Coast Highway 101.
- Park hours 5am - 10pm
- Children's Play Area
- Picnic Facilities
- No Restrooms
- On-Street Parking
- Basketball Court (not reservable)
- Beer & Wine Allowed
- Not Reservable
General Park Information
Park hours are 5am - 10pm unless stated otherwise. Beach parking and amenities hours are 5am - 10pm. Beach is closed 2am - 4am. Please no glass containers, polystyrene food containers or smoking allowed at City parks, beaches and trails. Dogs must be on a leash at all times unless otherwise noted.
All parks are available on a first come, first served basis. Special Event and Special Ceremony Permits are available for select locations (see specific site information below). More information on special permits is available on the Rentals and Reservations page. Please call (760) 633-2740 to check for availability.
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.
The Parks, Beaches and Trails Division is responsible for themaintenance and repair of all parks, beach and trail facilities, including 10miles of streetscapes, 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.