Balboa Park


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Balboa Park

Address:1549 El Prado
Suite 1
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone:619-239-0512
Fax:619-525-2254
Web: www.balboapark.org
Size: 1,172 acres.
Location:Downtown San Diego.
Facilities:Picnic areas, restaurants and concessions, visitor center, pool, botanical gardens, art galleries, playgrounds, athletic fields, municipal gymnasium, tennis club, golf complex, activity center (badminton, table tennis, volleyball, and other sports activities).
Activities:Hiking, biking, swimming, bicycling, golf, tennis, lawn bowling, archery, baseball, basketball, soccer, guided tours.
Special Features:Other popular park attractions include the San Diego Zoo (619-231-1515); Museum of Photographic Arts; Museum of San Diego History; San Diego Museum of Art; San Diego Natural History Museum; Centro Cultural de la Raza, a museum of Mexican, Indigenous, Chicano, and Latino art and culture; Japanese Friendship Garden; Marston House, an Arts and Crafts style museum; Mingei International Museum, a center of world folk art; Rueben H. Fleet Science Center; San Diego Air and Space Museum; San Diego Automotive Museum; San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum; San Diego Museum of Man, an anthropological museum; San Diego Model Railroad Museum; Timken Museum of Art, Veterans Museum and Memorial Center; and World Beat Center, a museum of art, music, and culture of African and other indigenous peoples.

See other parks in California.
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