Parks and Beaches

Parks and Beaches

Coronado has many beautiful parks and beaches.  Click on each park name below for location and pictures.  Our beach guide denotes each location and available amenities.

The City of Coronado requires parties of 25 people or more to obtain an event permit.  Please call the Coronado Community at (619) 522-7342 for permitting or questions.  Our parks guide has additional information regarding permits, dogs, restroom facilities, and playgrounds.

Permitting Available Cannot be Permitted
Bayview Park
Bandel Park
Centennial Park
Bay Circle Park
Coronado Cays Park
Cronan Park
Glorietta Bay Park
Glenn Curtiss Park
Mathewson Park
Glorietta Bay Promenade
North Cays Park
Harborview Park
Spreckels Park
Pendleton Park
Star Park
Rotary Park

Sunset Park
Vetter Park
Central Beach
Vista Del Barco Park
North Beach

South Beach

Permits and questions regarding Tidelands Park and Grand Caribe Shoreline Park are fielded through the San Diego Port District.  Please call (619) 686-6225.

Beaches and Centennial Park Permits

All private events held on Coronado Beach that involve the use of any non-standard beach-related equipment require a use permit, regardless of the number of people attending.  Equipment is defined as any item or appurtenance used to define a site or event or to facilitate a private gathering of people including but not limited to: chairs, tables, canopies, arches or arbors, stanchions, decorations, containers, podiums, audio systems, tents, umbrellas, aisle runners or floor coverings, flags, streamers, stages, fencing, and the like.  Excluded from the definition of "equipment" is any item or appurtenance that is commonly understood as traditional beach gear of an individual, family or small group of persons for a typical day at the beach such as beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, coolers, small pop-up canopies and game equipment.  

We do not issue permits for Central Beach on Saturday and Sunday from May 1st through September 30th.  We do not issue permits anywhere during major holidays or holiday weekends.  The information packet and application are below.

Park Use and Beach Sporting Event Permits

All events held on City Parks must obtain a permit if there are more than 25 people in attendance.  The information packet and application are below.

Beach Fire Rings

In its commitment to maintaining Coronado's pristine public beach and to ensure that it remains an affordable and accessible attraction for everyone, the City's policy regarding fires on the public beach include:

  • Limiting fire materials to charcoal and clean wood, which is consistent with San Diego County Air Pollution Control District restrictions;
  • Restricting fire materials to a height of 12 inches above the upper edge of the fire ring or container; and
  • Requiring fire materials to be contained inside the fire ring or container.

Fire RingFire ring sign

For more information about fire rings and fires on the beach, please review the Fires on the Beach handout.  To report a problem at the beach fire rings or near any fires on the beach, please call the Police Department non-emergency line at (619) 522-7350.  For an actual emergency, dial 911.


Contact Us

Community Center

1845 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118

Phone: (619) 522-7342
Fax: (619) 522-7870

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