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Pepper Park

A wide view of the lawn at Pepper Park, National City

A Waterfront Gem

Named after prominent National City businessman and civic leader Leonard Pepper, this 5-½ acre park adjoins the Sweetwater Channel and offers colorful play equipment, a convenient boat launching ramp and a well-equipped fishing pier with lighting for night fishing in the vibrant San Diego Bay.


swing set at Pepper Park National City


  • Bike Racks
  • Boat Launch
  • Fishing Pier
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Equipment
  • Public Art
  • Restrooms

Location: 3299 Tidelands Ave, National City, CA 91950
Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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Dogs are allowed on leash in all Port of San Diego parks. There are no leash-free parks or beaches on Port of San Diego property.

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Pepper Park