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Parks & Recreation

Bonita Cove

Bonita Cove is located near South Mission Beach at 1100 West Mission Bay Drive and is separated into East and West for permit purposes.​

Bonita Cove can be permitted for up to 450 people and up to four (4) inflatables. This site has a large playground with a tot lot and there is access to the water with a lifeguard on duty. Fire rings, picnic tables and barbecue grills are also located at this park. There is a comfort station with a beach rinse-off shower.​

Smaller Picnic Shelter near the playground is first come first served and cannot be reserved. The Picnic Shelter off of Mariners Way can be reserved through the DRP Permit Center Office.

Maximum CapacityWest – 250 people; East – 200 people
Available Hours4 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Parking lot closes at 10 p.m.)
Food/BeveragesFood is allowed on site and alcohol is not permitted. No glass containers.
RestroomsThere are restrooms on the east side of Bonita Cove.
FeeContact the Permit Center at (619) 235-1169 for fee information.