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Best kept secret!

This park is kind of difficult to find, and the driveway does require some driving confidence with... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
San Diego, California
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Show the kids some outdoors

Stop by the Nature Center and see small displays of animals, the plants, and bugs. All native to... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
San Marcos, California
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3 Mar 2018
“Best kept secret!”
6 Sep 2017
“Show the kids some outdoors”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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986 La Moree Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078-5028
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This park is kind of difficult to find, and the driveway does require some driving confidence with it’s steep decline. The park is very nice and well kept, while located in a quiet residential area.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank WanderingViking96
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stop by the Nature Center and see small displays of animals, the plants, and bugs. All native to this area. Take a short walk and se the pond and you never know what will be around. See if you can find the large pack-rats nest.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank runningbear1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of San Marcos' "hidden gems", this park is NEVER crowded! I have held several kids birthday parties, playdates, family photo shoots, and other things here and we are usually the only ones around. There is a great playground for kids (2-8 years old sounds...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank coley5454
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not a whole lot to see but a very secluded relaxing park. Great path along the watershed to walk along and grass area for kids to play. Did not go in the nature center but know they have good kids programs.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kramkaleby
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Close to all and yet seems far away from madness. Nice little walking paths and nature hike. Learning center is informative. A great place to go and get away from the daily stress and sit and read or write or whatever makes you happy.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This is the second time we came over to Jack's Pond. Great place to take an easy hike and walk your dogs. Also has paved trails if you want to ride a bike or push a stroller. Not many people go here it also has...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank JimmyJackk
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