Best playgrounds in Carlsbad

Check out the top playgrounds in Carlsbad, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Moonlight State Beach
1. Moonlight State Beach
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114 local reviews
Moonlight State Beach, Encinitas
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Kris
Moonlight Beach is one of the top beaches in San Diego. They have a playground right on the beach, volleyball,…
Pamela
Lovely, large beach with ample parking and full restroom facilities, with showers. New playground, snack…
Jenny & Sylvain
Beautiful sandy beach with free parking. Great for kids, as there are lifeguards on duty most of the time as…
1. Moonlight State Beach
1. Moonlight State Beach
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114 local reviews
Moonlight State Beach, Encinitas
Kris
Kris
Moonlight Beach is one of the top beaches in San Diego. They have a playground right on the beach, volleyball, and a great snack shop. You…
Pamela
Pamela
Lovely, large beach with ample parking and full restroom facilities, with showers. New playground, snack shack, equipment rentals, life…
Jenny & Sylvain
Jenny & Sylvain
Beautiful sandy beach with free parking. Great for kids, as there are lifeguards on duty most of the time as well as a playground right on…
2. Moonlight State Beach
2. Moonlight State Beach
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46 local reviews
400 B St, Encinitas
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 760-633-2740
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Brooke
Access at Stone Stops to walk, 11 minute walk to Moonlight. Fun family beach with volleyball, bon fire pits,…
Brooke
Fun family beach with volleyball, bon fire pits, picnic tables, playground for kids, and lots of activity…
Mylinh
A beautiful beach! And there's a playground for the kids. It's also near downtown Encinitas, so you can walk…
2. Moonlight State Beach
2. Moonlight State Beach
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46 local reviews
400 B St, Encinitas
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 760-633-2740
Brooke
Brooke
Access at Stone Stops to walk, 11 minute walk to Moonlight. Fun family beach with volleyball, bon fire pits, picnic tables, playground for…
Brooke
Brooke
Fun family beach with volleyball, bon fire pits, picnic tables, playground for kids, and lots of activity. Snack Bar, outside showers and…
Mylinh
Mylinh
A beautiful beach! And there's a playground for the kids. It's also near downtown Encinitas, so you can walk over to one of the…
3. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
3. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
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24 local reviews
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Elizabeth And Brian
Access to our beautiful beaches can be found along the entire Solana Beach coast (all 1.5 miles of it), but…
Liz
Great family park with picnic and grass areas, kiddie playground, and small 1/2court for basketball. Right on…
Rozelyn
Public parking, playground, picnicking, restrooms, showers, beach access, and lifeguard tower. Great for…
3. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
3. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
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24 local reviews
Elizabeth And Brian
Elizabeth And Brian
Access to our beautiful beaches can be found along the entire Solana Beach coast (all 1.5 miles of it), but Fletcher Cove has a playground,…
Liz
Liz
Great family park with picnic and grass areas, kiddie playground, and small 1/2court for basketball. Right on the beach and boat/kayak…
Rozelyn
Rozelyn
Public parking, playground, picnicking, restrooms, showers, beach access, and lifeguard tower. Great for surfing, swimming, running and…
4. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
4. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
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14 local reviews
Fletcher Cove Beach Park, Solana Beach
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Gina
Picturesque park with a viewing deck, grassy area & playground, plus tables & a basketball court. Fletcher…
Sean
Fletcher Cove Beach is home to our main lifeguard station and offers : easy ramp beach access, showers,…
Mark
Perfect grassy park with kids playground and basketball. Frequent Solana Beach sponsored events and concerts…
4. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
4. Fletcher Cove Beach Park
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14 local reviews
Fletcher Cove Beach Park, Solana Beach
Gina
Gina
Picturesque park with a viewing deck, grassy area & playground, plus tables & a basketball court. Fletcher Cove Beach is a small, sandy…
Sean
Sean
Fletcher Cove Beach is home to our main lifeguard station and offers : easy ramp beach access, showers, bathrooms, grassy park, playground…
Mark
Mark
Perfect grassy park with kids playground and basketball. Frequent Solana Beach sponsored events and concerts. The beach has just had a…
5. Seagrove Park
5. Seagrove Park
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9 local reviews
Seagrove Park, Del Mar
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 858-755-1524
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Jennifer
Walking distance from the house. Grassy area for picnic or head straight to the beach! There's also a kids…
Tamara
Great park for kids, protected playground with soft landing material, water fountains, gates for safety
Rachel
Grassy area, Beach access, playground
5. Seagrove Park
5. Seagrove Park
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9 local reviews
Seagrove Park, Del Mar
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 858-755-1524
Jennifer
Jennifer
Walking distance from the house. Grassy area for picnic or head straight to the beach! There's also a kids playground if you have little…
Tamara
Tamara
Great park for kids, protected playground with soft landing material, water fountains, gates for safety
Rachel
Rachel
Grassy area, Beach access, playground
6. Buccaneer Beach Park
6. Buccaneer Beach Park
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14 local reviews
1506 South Pacific Street, Oceanside
+1 760-435-5041
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Mindy
Nice park. Across the street from a popular beach access. New playground. Good coffee and sandwiches at…
Blake
Great Park to take the kids. Get Breakfast at the Buccaneer Cafe and let the kids get out energy on the…
Rudy
Food, Beach, Basketball, Squirrels, Playground, Grass, Parking
6. Buccaneer Beach Park
6. Buccaneer Beach Park
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14 local reviews
1506 South Pacific Street, Oceanside
+1 760-435-5041
Mindy
Mindy
Nice park. Across the street from a popular beach access. New playground. Good coffee and sandwiches at the Buccaneer Beach Cafe.
Blake
Blake
Great Park to take the kids. Get Breakfast at the Buccaneer Cafe and let the kids get out energy on the playground.
Rudy
Rudy
Food, Beach, Basketball, Squirrels, Playground, Grass, Parking
7. Powerhouse Park & Beach
7. Powerhouse Park & Beach
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24 local reviews
1658 Coast Blvd, Del Mar
+1 858-755-1556
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Estee
The most beautiful beach with great restaurants on the sand, a playground and popular grassy area.
Melissa
Beautiful Grassy area, playground and beach access.
7. Powerhouse Park & Beach
7. Powerhouse Park & Beach
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24 local reviews
1658 Coast Blvd, Del Mar
+1 858-755-1556
Estee
Estee
The most beautiful beach with great restaurants on the sand, a playground and popular grassy area.
Melissa
Melissa
Beautiful Grassy area, playground and beach access.
8. San Diego Botanic Garden
8. San Diego Botanic Garden
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77 local reviews
230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 760-436-3036
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Alice
San Diego Botanical Gardens. Beautiful place to wander and also has an excellent playground.
Suzanna
Kids playground, walking trails
8. San Diego Botanic Garden
8. San Diego Botanic Garden
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77 local reviews
230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 760-436-3036
Alice
Alice
San Diego Botanical Gardens. Beautiful place to wander and also has an excellent playground.
Suzanna
Suzanna
Kids playground, walking trails
9. Oceanside Pier
9. Oceanside Pier
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78 local reviews
Oceanside Pier
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Parker And Daisy
There is plenty to do at the Oceanside Pier. There is easy access to the beach, a playground, fire pits, and I…
Kirsten
Playground at beach. Ruby's cafe on pier. Beach!
9. Oceanside Pier
9. Oceanside Pier
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78 local reviews
Oceanside Pier
Parker And Daisy
Parker And Daisy
There is plenty to do at the Oceanside Pier. There is easy access to the beach, a playground, fire pits, and I have heard you can fish from…
Kirsten
Kirsten
Playground at beach. Ruby's cafe on pier. Beach!
10. Alga Norte Community Park
10. Alga Norte Community Park
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5 local reviews
6565 Alicante Road, Carlsbad
Closed · Opens 5:45 AM
+1 760-268-4777
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Vanessa
Alga Norte Community Park is a 32-acre park at the corner of Poinsettia Lane and Alicante Road, just east of…
Rebecca
Large park with outdoor swimming pool, playground, and skate park.
10. Alga Norte Community Park
10. Alga Norte Community Park
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5 local reviews
6565 Alicante Road, Carlsbad
Closed · Opens 5:45 AM
+1 760-268-4777
Vanessa
Vanessa
Alga Norte Community Park is a 32-acre park at the corner of Poinsettia Lane and Alicante Road, just east of El Camino Real. It includes…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Large park with outdoor swimming pool, playground, and skate park.
11. Guajome Regional Park
11. Guajome Regional Park
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10 local reviews
3000 Guajome Lake Rd, Oceanside
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 760-724-4489
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Vanessa
Guajome Regional Park is located in the coastal community of Oceanside and has a little bit of everything that…
Jackie
2 playgrounds, duck park, walking trails. $3 parking fee
11. Guajome Regional Park
11. Guajome Regional Park
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10 local reviews
3000 Guajome Lake Rd, Oceanside
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 760-724-4489
Vanessa
Vanessa
Guajome Regional Park is located in the coastal community of Oceanside and has a little bit of everything that San Diego County offers. A…
Jackie
Jackie
2 playgrounds, duck park, walking trails. $3 parking fee
12. San Dieguito County Park
12. San Dieguito County Park
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5 local reviews
1628 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Del Mar
+1 858-755-2386
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Joy
Great playgrounds, trails, green space..
12. San Dieguito County Park
12. San Dieguito County Park
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5 local reviews
1628 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Del Mar
+1 858-755-2386
Joy
Joy
Great playgrounds, trails, green space..