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Welcome to the City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department. We operate 42 parks and special use areas and offer over 67 miles of trails throughout the city to provide accessible outdoor recreational opportunities and conserve open space for residents and visitors. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs and services to promote health and wellness.

The department is nationally accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies for excellence in operation and service.

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