Ellen Browning Scripps Park

Location: Coast Blvd & Girard Ave
La Jolla, California (map)
Phone: (619) 235-1169
More info/Permits: Website

Park Highlights

Ellen Browning Scripps Park is the most photographed spot in San Diego according to AAA Magazine. The park has plenty of space to spread out for a picnic or play frisbee. There’s a scene walkway along the bluffs overlooking the ocean. From Ellen Browning Scripps Park, you can make your way to various beaches, including La Jolla Cove, at the east end of the park, and Children’s Pool, just west of the park.

Scripps Park is a very popular spot for weddings. Permits are issued year round, with a maximum number of 80, September through May, and 50 during the summer months of June through August.

Other Details

Park Amenities
Restrooms, picnic area and tables, barbeques

Park Regulations
No alcohol, no glass containers. Dogs on leash only.

Park Permits
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 Ellen Browning Scripps Park. Permits issued for wedding ceremonies are allotted up to four hours, including the set up and breakdown.

Alcoholic Beverage Permits
If you or your group wish to consume alcoholic beverages at times or places where it would otherwise be banned, you must obtain a Modified Special Event Permit from the Permit Center.

Maximum Park Capacity
Ellen Browning Scripps Park has a maximum capacity of 80 from September through May and 50 from June through August. Available Hours: 4:00 am to 8:00 pm

Fee: Contact the Permit Center at (619) 235-1169
for fee information.