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National City Marina District





sunset of pink and blue over the National City Aquatic Center

Let your inner child play here and be wowed by the simple things in life.

Bike the Bayshore Bikeway, kayak, see some public art, paddleboard from the public boat launch, fish from the dock, or simply play on the waterfront playground. Bring the whole family for a deli picnic and a refreshing good time.
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Pepper Park, fishing pier

Have you ever caught a glimpse of golden hour from Pepper Park or the fishing pier? Nestled right along the waterfront, Pepper Park is a jewel in National City. Be wowed by the amenities and access to the water from this area.

Pepper Park Fishing Pier


Bayshore Bikeway - Pepper Park

Bayshore Bikeway

Although we like to be in the present of the here and wow, taking it back to the days of riding your bike carelessly as a youngster can be food for the soul. In National City you get to kick the experience up a notch with views of San Diego Bay as you do it.


The Waterfront Grill

A waterfront experience isn’t complete without enjoying a meal and beverage with a view. Be wowed by what you can find through the National City waterfront.

Click to visit Waterfront Grill at Pier 32 Marina

Waterfront Grill - Pier 32 Marina


Pepper Park Boat Launch

Boat launch ramp

Did you know you can launch your boat, jet ski, kayak, or SUP from Pepper Park? Take your favorite water sport activity to the path less traveled and explore where San Diego Bay meets the Sweetwater Channel.


Aquatic Center

The 4,700-square foot facility is located in the Port’s Pepper Park on the National City waterfront.

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Aquatic Center - Pepper Park


National City - Working Waterfront Mural

National City Art

Take a walk through historic National City Bayfront and enjoy some of the unique artwork found along the vibrant waterfront. With eight interesting art pieces, this artistic tour of National City Bayfront won't disappoint.

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