One of Encinitas' oldest parks, Oakcrest Park features ample shade trees and picnic tables, making a great place for a day in the park. There is a large play area with playground equipment, swings, a basketball court, as well as bocce and horseshoe courts. Oakcrest Park connects via short dirt trails and a wide walking path to the Encinitas Community Center.
- Park hours 5am - 10pm
- Parking Lot (includes ADA spaces)
- Children's Play Area
- Picnic Facilities
- Bocce Courts (not reservable)
- Horseshoe Courts (not reservable)
- Beer & Wine Allowed
- Special Events permits available for Limited Special Ceremonies
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.