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Fiesta Island, San Diego

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Island Nature / Park
Mission Bay is a saltwater bay or lagoon located south of the Pacific Beach community of San Diego, California. The bay is part of the recreational Mission Bay Park, the largest man-made aquatic park in the country, consisting of 4235acre, approximately 46% land and 54% water. The combined area makes Mission Bay Park the ninth largest municipally-owned park in the United States.Wakeboarding, jet skiing, sailing, and camping are popular on the bay. With miles of light color sandy beaches and an equally long pedestrian path, it is equally suitable for cycling, jogging, roller skating and skateboarding, or sunbathing.Mission Bay Yacht Club, on the west side of the bay, conducts sailing races year-round in the bay and the nearby Pacific Ocean and has produced national sailing champions in many classes.Fiesta Island, a large peninsular park located within Mission Bay, is a popular location for charity walks and runs, bicycle races, time trials and other special events. It is also the home of the annual Over-the-line tournament.
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  • Large island in the bay. A lot of motorhome/homeless people hanging out and that was a little uncomfortable. The bay is beautiful and there is a lot of space on the island with waterfront access  more »
  • We enjoyed walking dogs for an hour unleashed in the large fenced park, then day camped with our kayak and truck parked on the beach. Horses are also welcomed on the island. It's very primitive, bring...  more »
  • Moved here 6 months ago and found a happy place at Fiesta Island. I have 2 dogs and it is such a joy to be able to take them out to be dogs! No leash, large meadow to roam, calm beach for them to swim...  more »

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