Balboa Park

San Diego City Guide

Balboa Park is San Diego's 1,200-acre urban park that features beautiful gardens, old trees, museums and performance spaces.  In addition, the world-famous San Diego Zoo is situated there.

Located directly north of downtown San Diego California, Balboa Park is a great place to explore or just hang-out.

Balboa Park, San Diego
Birds of Paradise in Balboa Park, San Diego USA

Balboa Park was the venue for two major world expositions: one in 1915 and another in 1935.

Museums located at the park include the Museum of Art, Timken Museum, Natural History Museum, Automobile Museum and the Aerospace Museum.

Performing Art facilities at Balboa Park include the Starlight Bowl, Old Globe Theatre and the Prebys Theater Center.

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