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Parks & Recreation

Ellen Browning Scripps

Most photographed spot in San Diego, according to AAA Magazine; this is a very popular spot for weddings. Permits are issued year round, with a maximum number of 80, from September through May; and 50, during the summer months of June through August.

Take state Route 52 west to La Jolla Parkway and continue as the street becomes Torrey Pines Road. Turn right on to Prospect Street and then right on to Coast Boulevard. The park is located at the bottom of the hill. Street parking only.

Note: Not all weekend days will be available for permits due to many different venues that happen at this park during the summer months. Only one permit per day is issued for this site. Permits issued for wedding ceremonies are allotted up to four hours, including the set up and breakdown.

Maximum Capacity80 from September through May, and 50 from June through August.
Available Hours4 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Food/BeveragesFood is allowed onsite, but no glass containers.
RestroomsThere is a restroom located nearby.
FeeContact the Permit Center at (619) 235-1169 for fee information.