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Carlsbad Skatepark

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Address: 2560 Orion Way, Carlsbad, CA 92010-7240
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+1 760-434-2851
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A skaters' haven, this 15,000-square foot park with skateable rails, ramps,...

A skaters' haven, this 15,000-square foot park with skateable rails, ramps, bowls and stairs is located between a police and fire station, affording parents some measure of security.

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Here's a great place to practice your skate and scooter skills for all ages and abilities. Restrooms are nearby as well as shaded lawn and picnic tables. It's located across from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Vendrizzi
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Moab, Utah

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Oceanside, California
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice place to practice your skateboarding - but definitely could be bigger like Oceanside has. It is kinda off the beaten path, behind a Fire Department, the Carlsbad Safety Center and Carlsbad Police Department. If you like to skateboard and you want to be safe, this is your place. Just remember to bring your helmet and pads - nobody... More 

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Moab, Utah
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87 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Here's a great place to practice your skate and scooter skills for all ages and abilities. Restrooms are nearby as well as shaded lawn and picnic tables. It's located across from the Safety Center where the Carlsbad Police and fire stations are situated. You might need a GPS to find it the first time, but it's on the right (a... More 

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2fungirls
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My grandson loves to visit this skatepark whenever he's here in Carlsbad. We've gone to several local skateparks and this is his favorite. All the people who frequent this place are friendly and helpful which wasn't our experience at others. It's sometimes a bit difficult to find but has a great location next to the Carlsbad Police Department and fire... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This little skate park sits has good parking and sits between a fire station and the Carlsbad Police headquarters. It has approximately 4 bowls with a couple having some vert sections but small. The largest bowl is square shaped with soft easy angles and a fun little hill in the middle. If your and amateur, this is a good place... More 

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1 Thank John D
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Great park!!! Very clean and all the kids here had great attitudes and clean mouths and were all respectful to one another and especially encouraged the youngest skaters. Feel safe and clean with police dept and Fire station on either side also.

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1 Thank tlbing
Carlsbad, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is definitely for boards only, keep the scooters, bikes and small children out of the way. The day we went, just for me to take some shots, was nearly vacant at 11AM. But, once school is out, the fun begins. Picnic table under a shady tree is a good place to watch the action.

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1 Thank wisdom4u
Sacramento, CA, USA
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123 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

Get there early - Fills up pretty good during the day!! Great place!! Don't bring little kids, though - They need to train somewhere before gettin into the park with the big kids!

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1 Thank WMD44
Carlsbad, California
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2012

I gave it an extra star for the Mogul Maze but it'd be a 3 star otherwise. It's got everything you need but that's it. You do what you came there for and then it starts to feel a little old so you go home cuz you're not those guys that just hang there all day, you've got a life.

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Mt vernon
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

If you are looking to kill an hour in Carlsbad check out this park. My kids enjoyed watching skaters doing tricks and honing their skills. No fee to enter the park. We happened to go around dusk.

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Thank dcurtis21
Oceanside
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

should have been moved closer to town so skateboarders wouldn't misuse sidewalks, public and private property. Skate boarding IS a CRIME when public and private property is damaged by uncaring juveniles and their complicit parents.

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