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Border Field State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1500 Monument Rd, San Diego, CA 92154, USA

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About Border Field State Park

Border Field State Park is a state park of California, United States, containing beach and coastal habitat on the Mexico–United States border. The park is within the city limits of Imperial Beach in San Diego County, next to the suburb of Playas de Tijuana in Mexico. It contains the southernmost point in the state of California.

Attractions Near Border Field State Park

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve1.02km from Border Field State Park

The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve is one of 30 Reserves in the United States. It encompasses the Tijuana River Estuary, located on the Mexico–United States border. This reserve is a good place for bird-watching since as many as 370 bird species. Visitors of all ages can come to the visitor center for activities. Among the activities are videos that can be shown upon request, and it is shown in both English and Spanish.

Silver Strand State Beach
Silver Strand State Beach10.14km from Border Field State Park

A beautiful beach that offers swimming, surfing, boating, kayaking, water-skiing, volleyball, camping and picnicking. It encompasses both the San Diego Bay and Pacific Ocean sides of the strand, is a little farther off the beaten path of the highly popular beaches in Ocean Beach and Mission Beach, offering more solitude for those who wish to avoid beach crowds.

Sesame Place San Diego
Sesame Place San Diego11.49km from Border Field State Park

A majestic theme park of its kind in the United States and the first on the West Coast based on Sesame Street. The park is ideal for families with kids of all ages and will feature 18 Sesame Street-themed rides and exciting water attractions, including a family-friendly rollercoaster and a 500,000-gallon wave pool – one of the largest in Southern California.

San Diego Bay
San Diego Bay14.23km from Border Field State Park

San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the world. Considered to be one of the best natural harbors on the west coast of North America, it was colonized by Spain beginning in 1769. San Diego Bay remains as a home port of major assets, including several aircraft carriers, of the United States Pacific Fleet, and as a result of base closures beginning in the 1980s, facilities in San Diego Bay are the major naval base facilities still in operation in California.

Silver Strand
Silver Strand14.69km from Border Field State Park

Silver Strand, is a low, narrow, sandy isthmus or tombolo 7 miles long in San Diego County, California partially within the Silver Strand State Beach. The beach offers many activities including camping, surfing, swimming, body boarding, jet skiing, sailing, water skiing, beach volleyball and fishing.

Coronado Island
Coronado Island16km from Border Field State Park

A resort city in San Diego. Coronado is consistently voted best beach in the U.S. by Dr. Beach. With gentle surf, sparkling wide-sand beaches, charming main street and great hotels, including the famous Hotel del Coronado, this island paradise is perfect for a family vacation or romantic getaway.

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San Diego County
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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.