Park News & Updates


Park News, Weather Updates & Park Closures
(Updated 09/19/14)

  • Beginning at 7 pm on Sunday, September 21, the north fountains at the Waterfront Park won't be in operation due to construction. The fountains are scheduled to be back in operation on Friday, October 10 when construction concludes. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

  • The Children's Pool at Agua Caliente County Park will be closed until November 14th for a remodel. 

  • Camping sites 19-22 at Agua Caliente County Park will be closed due to the Children's Pool remodel.  Sites will re-open after construction has concluded. 

  • Camping sites 1-8 will be closed at Agua Caliente County Park Sunday - Thursday until November 14th due to construction. 

  • Due to the draw down of water at Lake Morena County Park, the boat ramp will be closed to launch personal watercraft until further notice. Personal float tubes, canoes, and kayaks are still able to launch on the lake. The motorized boats available at the lake's marina can still be rented, and are able to operate for daily fishing and water activities. Please call the Lake Morena Park office for further information at (619) 579-4101.

For up to date information on park closures, please call our reservation and information center at (858) 565-3600 or you can visit us on Facebook and Twitter.    


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