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La Jolla Cove
#1 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Breathtaking views, loved our trip there the scenery is just amazing , kids enjoyed the views and the experience of being so close to nature to baby seals and beautiful birds the beach is clean with w.c's and life...
Along the way are several beautiful beach parks where you can explore interesting carvings in the shoreline from the surf, enter sea caves, watch surfers and skimboarders, and see dozens of seals, sea lions, pelic...
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La Jolla Shores Park
#2 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
great beach to swim, or practice a little board surf, perfect to go with friends and families, and also perfect for a nice family barbecue, the beach is clean, but get there early, because to park any where in la...
Park your car and go on a journey to explore amazing scenery with a glistening ocean & great shoreline, a beautiful walkway, a fabulous vibe of people around most of the time.
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Windansea Beach
#3 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Park on a side street and walk down the hill the view, the rocks and sand are worth it.
Tough place to find a place to park, but just driving by the 'Grass Shack' will bring back memories of Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello!
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Ellen Browning Scripps Park
#4 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
The Park offers a big es coastal view northward, a lovely stroll from the cove to the Children’s Pool, picturesque sunsets, grassy picnic spots, palm trees, a “Wedding Bowl”, squirrel and bird watching, the Lorax...
The park is pleasantly beautiful with shady twisted tree groves and with an amazing view of the vast ocean.
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La Jolla Caves
#5 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
You will see nature at its finest, the seal lions are the attractions but if you take a look around you can see a variety of sea birds, tourists of many shapes and sizes, and of course the cave itself.
Look at it, and go to Tourmaline Surfing Park to see the stratigraphy of the two pyroclastic flows and the gypsum lattice in the sandstone cliff.
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Children's Pool
#6 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
The park overlooks the ocean and waves cracking along the rocks.. Great photo-ops, picnic area, walking path.
Awesome visit with nature.
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps
#7 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
So call or go on line and find out when that happens in December great whale statue fountains at entrance Does great for a fun day and a great gift shop all the gift shops here and at Balboa Park the kids toys are...
Educational, fun aquarium visit with an amazing view of La Jolla Shore Park
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Shell Beach Tide Pools
#8 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
fascinating nature to see
Don't forget that La Jolla only allows you to park two hours before getting a ticket....so don't linger too long.
Tourmaline Surfing Park
#9 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
What a great stop we had at Tourmaline Surfing Park.
This is a great surf park.
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The Sea Caves Channel Islands National Park, CA 2.0 km away
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Channel Islands National Park
Just a short ride offshore in the Channel Islands National Park is Anacapa Island.
Mission Beach San Diego, CA 5.4 km away
#15 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
So much to do, so much to easily walk to, so many good restaurants, yummy drinks, an amusement park, expansive beach with hours friendly for dogs (yay!) and beautiful place to take sunset pictures to hang on your...
You can do a lot here like visit Belmont Park Amusement Park, eat at the restaurants, picnic, bonfire, play sports, or take a stroll on the board walk.
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Ho Chi Minh Trail
#10 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Drive north another mile and park where the hang gliders take off and the trail there is easier and views almost as cool.
This was a great workout with beautiful nature views in all directions.
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Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve
#11 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
There is no parking nearby, so park on the street and walk down.
Cuvier Park - The Wedding Bowl
#12 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
The park is a small alcove tucked below the street next to Cuvier and has a perfect view of the beaches below and the west end of the Children's pool and jetty.
Walked the park daily with it's beautiful surroundings daily during our La Jolla stay.
Black's Beach San Diego, CA 5.7 km away
#17 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
The other is the Torrey Pines trail down to the beach at the north end - and that trail is reachable from the same parking lot where you park next to the paragliding area.
I really like the fact that this beach is clothing optional for those people who like to experience nature, Nude or semi-clothed!
Sunny Jim Cave
#13 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Outside to the side of the cave and shop was a nice garden area with overlook (Goldfish Point), stairs down to a cliff and more overlooks for a nice view of the cove, ocean and nature!
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Coast Boulevard Park
#14 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
I think it's always so nice when sunset approaches, to see how many people are gathered, with picnics or cameras or just with a hug around a friend, to watch the sun set from this coastal walk and park.
Nature on one side with the coastline, the ocean, the cliffs, the seals and sea-lions, the birdlife, lovely grassed areas.
Pacific Beach San Diego, CA 6.6 km away
#8 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
Stroll, relax and watch the surfers.... Nice beach/park to walk around enjoy the view, grab a bite/drink and relax.
From Mission Beach on the south end with Belmont Park and new restaurants and bike rentals up north to La Jolla, Pacific Beach sits right in the middle, with the best of both worlds.
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Torrey Pines State Beach San Diego, CA 7.3 km away
#7 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
On any day you can find fishermen, surfers, waders, beach sitters, sand castle makers, stone pilers, birders, (shore birds are great) sun bathers, joggers, walkers (1.5 miles round trip from South park entry to Fl...
It is protected by very high sea cliffs, with a nature walk along the bluffs through native vegetation, including the famous Torrey pine, with stunning views over the Pacific.
La Jolla Underwater Park
#15 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Lots of fish, such as the wonderful orange Garibaldi (best to see near Scripps Park) and exciting Leopard Shark in the deeper areas.
Going out of the park and out into the west facing beaches is a bit more of a challenge and you can have larger waves and surge.
Mushroom Beach
#16 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Don't park in their driveways.
Kellogg Park
#17 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
I took friends to Kellogg Park after a lovely walk along LJ Shores Beach and they just loved seeing all the kids and families enjoying picnics, playing frisbee, and playing at the playground.
We love Kellogg Park at LJ Shores and we take visitors there all the time to enjoy BBQs, young kids playing at the playground, walks along the beach, and easy restroom access as needed!
Calumet Park
#18 of 18 Nature & Parks in La Jolla
Located west of La Jolla Blvd, south of Midway Street and north of Sea Ridge Drive, Calumet Park (5400 block of Calumet Avenue) is small and hidden away, but provides an outstanding coastline experience: 180 degre...
The park is surrounded by some very nice homes - nice place to take a stroll.
Mission Beach Boardwalk San Diego, CA 8.1 km away
#20 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
Enjoy the Giant Roller Coaster and theme park at Mission Beach, or relax in the sand and surf watch or join the water fun along this gorgeous beach.
My suggestion is to start north by law street park( a great spot for a picnic and to catch the sunset) perched high up on a hill, it looks out onto a popular surfing spot and onto la Jolla .
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Mission Bay Park San Diego, CA 8.3 km away
#14 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
Enjoy the handmade nature, enjoy the wind and let the skyline behind you and Kiss your Partner like the Sailor in new York Sit down in the park and have picknick
The Mission Bay park is a great place to go for Picnics, Walks, Bicycle Riding, Roller Skating, BBQ's or just relaxing.
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve San Diego, CA 10.3 km away
#4 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
The Nature Center has some interesting exhibits, the trails are lots of fun, the views from the cliffs are amazing and the walk across the beach just caps a perfect day.
This hike is rather an easy adventure that offers great vistas and numerous different flora and fauna that are fairly unique to this little gem of a park!
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Kate Sessions Memorial Park San Diego, CA 4.9 km away
#46 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
It is a warm, humid day; but the park catches the refreshing breezes off the Pacific Ocean and there are nice, shady spots among the trees.
This park has beautiful ocean views from most arras of the park, it's breathtaking.
SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, CA 9.7 km away
#24 of 89 Nature & Parks in San Diego
We had a wonderful day, everything was easily accessible, rides were fun, park decorated beautifully, loved the Orca show and all the shows, easy to get into the shows, staff friendly and love how they are now exp...
A fun and beautiful theme park! Loved the Dolphin and Whale shows and exhibits, and for us seniors, we enjoyed great views from the Gondola ride and the Sky Tower.
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