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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 40 parks and maintain over 50 miles of trails throughout the city to provide accessible outdoor recreational opportunities and conserve open space for residents and visitors. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs and services to promote health and wellness.

The department is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for excellence in operation and service.


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Tree Removal Explained

November 27, 2019 
A dead 60-foot-tall eucalyptus tree near the corner of Grand Avenue and Jefferson Street in Carlsbad Village has been...

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Holiday at the Rancho, 12/7

November 7, 2019 
Blending holiday spirit with a bit of western history, the City of Carlsbad will celebrate the season at its Holiday at...

General Information

Parks & Recreation Administration
799 Pine Ave. 
Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Upcoming Events

5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM