Rad Regional Parks

The diversity in our park system makes it possible to spend the morning at the coast, the afternoon in the valley and the evening in the mountains or desert. Every one of our properties has a story to tell, and an extensive list of features.

Did you know? Of the 150+ properties we manage, 23 are considered regional parks based on their size, facilities, services and regional draw. They are located throughout the County, through diverse vegetation, geography and climates, and bearing colorful histories that have helped to define and represent the areas where they reside. 

It’s time we celebrate these parks through a new educational and experiential series that we find exceptionally cool: Rad Regional Parks.

Rad defined: adjective; slang; social term meaning radical, cool, excellent and/or wonderful

Our Rad Regional Parks series shines a light on our regional park properties. We’re featuring one park per month, highlighting all of the "rad" events, activities and recreational opportunities that can and do take place on site. 

Join us on a tour of the County! During each park’s feature month, parking fees are waived, new events and activities have been added, translation services are available, visitors can request a free custom park logo sticker, and anyone who takes a brief survey and opts in to our monthly e-newsletter will be entered into a special drawing for a free all-parks parking pass or similar prize. 

Visit to see what's new, as the Experience the Outdoors program will always change to meet the needs of San Diego's diverse and evolving population.



July 2022

Waterfront Park

1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, 92101

July Flyer

August 2022

Flinn Springs County Park

14787 Olde Hwy. 80, El Cajon, 92021

August Flyer

September 2022

Heritage County Park

2454 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, 92110

September Flyer

October 2022

Hellhole Canyon County Preserve

19324 Santee Lane, Valley Center, 92082

October Flyer

November 2022

San Dieguito County Park

1628 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Del Mar, 92014

November Flyer

December 2022

Guajome Regional Park/Guajome Adobe

3000 Guajome Lake Road, Oceanside, 92057

December Flyer

January 2023

Sweetwater Regional Park

3218 Summit Meadow Road, Bonita, 91902

January Flyer

February 2023

Los Penasquitos Canyon County Preserve/Rancho Penasquitos Adobe

12122 Canyonside Park Drive, San Diego, 92129

February Flyer

March 2023

Live Oak County Park

2746 Reche Road, Fallbrook, 92028

March Flyer

April 2023

Dos Picos County Park

17953 Dos Picos Road, Ramona, 92065

April Flyer

May 2023

Oakoasis County Preserve

12620 Wildcat Canyon, Lakeside, 92040

May Flyer

June 2023

Tijuana River Valley Regional Park

2721 Monument Road, San Diego, 92154

June Flyer

This series is part of the County’s overarching Experience the Outdoors Program, championed by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Learn more at

For translation assistance, or to inquire about partnerships, please call the park (links to web pages above) or email Jessica Geiszler, Marketing & Public Outreach Manager, at


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