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Border Field State Park

San Diego, CA
+1 619-575-3613
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Hiking Trails

This park is divided by two trails. One goes to the beach & the other trail goes up a hillside..We... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
WinstonA03
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Border Field State Park

The Park is closed,but you are still allowed to hike the trails and go to the beach. Zero... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
RE T
,
Springfield, Missouri
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“beach trail” (3 reviews)
“walk up” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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San Diego, CA
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+1 619-575-3613
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This park is divided by two trails. One goes to the beach & the other trail goes up a hillside..We visited the hillside trail..If there is rain prior to your hike the beach trail is flooded & muddy..The hillside trail is well established and the...More

1  Thank WinstonA03
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Park is closed,but you are still allowed to hike the trails and go to the beach. Zero facilities and no life guards

Thank RE T
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

2 adults, 2 teens - the walk was pleasant. Had rains earlier, which means that the water is contaminated by sewage - so shoes you can get dirty and jump around in are essential. Walk up towards the bluff near the ocean - towards the...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here when the park was closed to traffic but open to pedestrians. We tried to walk to the border on the road but there was a big mud puddle in the road and we didn’t want to get our feet wet. We got...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Despite appearing barren the Border Field State Park is a busy place as it's one of 29 estuaries in the US and the only one that is binational. Thus, a lot of science goes on about flooding and disappearing coastline as well as archeological digs...More

1  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Happen chance visited Friendship Park (within Border Field Park) when a university class was receiving an interesting and informative briefing from a Border Patrol Agent about recent border history, from a dangerous uncontrolled free for all as late as the early 1990s to a secure...More

1  Thank WiFi_wanderer
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

With all the politicizing and constant news of the "WALL" and our governments inability to address immigration (which btw, is why there is a problem with immigration) we thought we would take a break in our usual vacation activities and show our children the object...More

2  Thank Dean S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Border Field is a large State Park which consists of many kinds of different natural wild habitats: freshwater riparian, salt marsh, estuary, ocean beach habitat, and others too. Any naturalist would have a blast here, whether you are most interested in birds, plants, or other...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Found this walk very interesting. Parked the car in the car park and walked for 15 minutes down to the beach. Great beach and an amazing view. Then we walked another 15 to 20 mins to the border, Found it very strange that on the...More

Thank dena007
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have traveled around the country and have visited many State and National parks within the U.S. While this park could use some TLC, it is by far our favorite. We went on a chilly day and walked along the beach. This...More

1  Thank eabat17
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