1. Hilltop Park & Hilltop Park Center
2.8-acre neighborhood park in New Monterey at Jessie Street and David Avenue. Play equipment, turf area, picnic area, BBQ, tennis court, basketball court and multi-purpose facility. 646-3975
2. Oak Newton Park
2.5-acre neighborhood park in New Monterey at Oak & Newton Streets. Play equipment, turf area, open & covered BBQ picnic area, restrooms, half basketball court.
3. Archer Park& Hoffman Park
1.6-acre park and activity center in New Monterey at 542 Archer Street between Hoffman & McClellan. Multi-purpose facility, meeting rooms, turf area, play equipment, multi-use area, group BBQ picnic area and basketball court. Reservations: 646-3866
4. Scholze Park Center and Scholze Park
1.2-acre park and Senior Citizens activity center at Lighthouse & Dickman. Multi-purpose facility, turf area, group BBQ. Reservations: 646-3878
5. San Carlos Beach Park
2.87-acre passive coastline park with landscaped turf areas, walkways, seating areas and vista points to the Bay. Restroom and access to the beach. Located on Cannery Row at the foot of Reeside Avenue. Roller-skates/blades and skateboards are prohibited.
6. Fisherman's Shoreline Park
5-acre coastline park with turf area, seating areas with Bay views, and Recreation Trail, between Fisherman's Wharf & Coast Guard pier.
7. Larkin Park
1-acre neighborhood park at Monroe and Clay Street. Play equipment, multi-purpose playfield, basketball court, picnic tables, BBQ and restrooms. Reservations: 646-3866
8. Huckleberry Hill Nature Preserve
81-acre park with numerous, well established hiking trails. Pedestrian access is through Veteran's Memorial Park.
9. Veteran's Memorial Park
50-acre park with overnight group camping, walking trails, BBQ picnic areas, play equipment, turf playfield, at end of Skyline Drive at Veteran's Drive. Accessible campsite availability. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Group BBQ reservations: 646-3865
10. Via Paraiso Park
10.6-acre multi-use neighborhood park at Via Paraiso & Herrmann Drive. Includes Peter J. Aldrete ball field, tennis courts (2), play equipment, half basketball court, group BBQ picnic area, restrooms. Reservations: 646-3866
11. Whispering Pines Park
3.1-acre group use park at Pacific & Alameda. Amphitheatre, open & covered BBQ picnic areas, restrooms. Reservations: 646-3866
12. Jacks Ballpark
3.7-acre multi-use municipal sports park at Franklin & Figueroa Streets, downtown Monterey. Ball field & bleachers with night lighting, tot play area, restrooms. Ball field programming: 646-3969.
13. Monterey Tennis Center
401 Pearl Street, downtown Monterey. Open daily 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Lighted tennis courts (6), pro shop. Reservation or lesson information: 646-3881.
14. Don Dahvee Greenbelt
35.8-acre passive recreation area adjacent to Munras Avenue. Nature trails, picnic tables, bike path
15. El Estero Park Complex
45-acre City-wide multi-use recreation area in the center of Monterey at Del Monte/Camino Aguajito/Fremont/Camino El Estero. Paddleboat concession at lake, group BBQ picnic area, exercise course, restrooms (reservations: 646-3866).
Home of the following:
– Dennis the Mennis Playground: Open daily 10 a.m. to dusk. Closed on non-holiday Tuesdays, September - May.
– Montery Youth Center
:777 Pearl Street. Multi-use recreation facility for youth, teen, and adult activities. Programming information: 646-3873.
– Frank E. Sollecito, Jr. Ballpark: Multi-use field, standard ball diamond (lighted), bleachers, restrooms. Programming Information:646-3969.
– Monterey Dance Studio: Wood dance floor, ballet bars. Programming information: 646-3873
– El Estero Boating Concession: 375-1484
– El Estero Snack Bar: Open weekends year round (summer, Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 372-8446
– Monterey Skate Park
: Open daily from 9 a.m. until dusk. Located next to Lake El Estero behind Sollecito Ballpark.
Rules: 1) Skaters under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult; 2) All skaters are required to wear safety gear, including a helmet, knee and elbow pads and wrist/hand guards.
16. Iris Canyon Greenbelt
32.1-acre natural greenbelt area at Fremont & Iris Canyon Road.
17. Monterey Bay Waterfront Park/Window on the Bay
4.8-acre turf and landscaped areas adjacent to the beach. 5 sand volleyball courts, picnic and BBQ facilities. Reservations for volleyball/picnic: 646-3866
18. Peter J. Ferrante Park
1-acre league/softball diamond at Encina and Palo Verde off of Casa Verde Way. Bleachers, BBQ picnic area, tot play equipment. Programming information: 646-3969
19. Montecito Park
1acre neighborhood park at Montecito and Dela Vina. Play equipment, BBQ picnic area, half court basketball and restrooms. Reservations: 646-3866
20. Laguna Grande Regional Park
A 34.8-acre regional park (with 12-acre lake), straddling Monterey & Seaside at Del Monte & Virgin Ave. BBQ picnic areas, play equipment, bike & walking paths, restrooms.
21. Casanova Oak Knoll Park Center
A 1.3-acre neighborhood park at Ramona and Euclid Avenues. Play equipment, turf, half basketball court, BBQ picnic area and multi-purpose facility. Reservations: 646-5665
22. Fisherman's Flats Park:
A 1.5-acre neighborhood park at Via Isola and San Vito Circle. Play equipment, turf, BBQ picnic area. Reservations: 646-3866
23. Deer Flats Park
A 1-acre neighborhood park on Deer Forest Road. Play equipment, turf area, picnic area and half basketball court. Reservations: 646-3866
24. Parks Division Corporation Yard
23 Ryan Ranch Road., off Highway 218/Highway 68 Junction. 646-3860
25. Monterey Bay Coastal/Recreational Trail
Ocean-front linear park system that spans the coastline 18 miles from Pacific Grove to Castroville, pedestrian and bicycling trail reaches from the Aquarium to the Seaside limits.
26. Cypress Park
1-acre neighborhood park located in New Monterey at Cypress and Hoffman. Tennis Court, play equipment, turf area and spectacular view of the bay.
27. Monterey Sports Center
3.2-acre site at Washington and Franklin. 30 meter pool, 6 meter therapeutic pool, 3 cross-court gym, weight training center, cardio fitness center, 2 group exercise studios, Kid Zone, restrooms, locker room, sun deck, and Sports Cafe and Pro Shop. 646-3700
28. Friendly Plaza
2-acre site located at Jefferson and Pacific. Turf area, benches, fountain and ornamental plantings. Site at historic Colton Hall.
29. Lagunita Mirada
1-acre hillside Rhododendron garden with ornamental bridge and shaded pathways at Fremont and Iris Canyon.
30. Del Monte Beach
Adjacent to Tide Avenue and Surf Way. Passive beach area, boardwalk, volleyball, sand dunes, and picnic tables and benches.
31. Quarry Park
10-acres of natural park at Via Gayuba and Via Del Pinar. Hiking trail in wooded setting.
32. Lower Presidio Historic Park
26-acres on the Presidio of Monterey with scenic views of the bay and historic monuments.
33. Soldier Field
9.5-acres multi-use sports field with 3 baseball diamonds. Use shared with the Military.
34. Spray Avenue Tot Lot
.10 acre neighborhood tot lot located on Spray Avenue. Play equipment for young children.
35. McAbee Beach City Park
.14 acre sand beach with accessible ramp located on Cannery Row at the ft of Hoffman. Ocean views and interpretative signage on the history of the site.
36. Laguna Grande Court Park
.07 acre Neighborhood Tot Lot located at the east end of Kolb Ave. Play equipment for small children.