To sustain, envision, and enhance Balboa Park for all visitors in partnership with the City of San Diego and in collaboration with other park organizations and the community

Greenery in a greenhouse


We bring the skills, experience, knowledge and leadership of our expert staff, diverse board of trustees and professional network to build community and deepen impact.

People stand around fountain


We use our voice, influence and connections with park stakeholders, government officials, and community and business leaders to advocate for the best version of Balboa Park possible.

People plant a tree


We provide staff, volunteers, materials, data, funding and other critical resources to serve priority park initiatives.

What We Do

Plant It Forward 2021: Building an Urban Forest

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Celebrate Balboa Park’s urban forest at this special community event Nov 5-12, 2021

Plant it Forward

Garden Stewardship

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Celebrate Balboa Park’s horticultural heritage at this special community event May 1-8, 2021

Annual Fund

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The annual fund provides critical operating revenue to the Balboa Park Conservancy each year.



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Virtual Visitors Center

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The best way to begin your park adventure is at the Balboa Park Visitors Center.

Balboa Park’s Urban Forest

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Tree Balboa Park adds 500 new trees in the park in 2 years

Signage & Wayfinding in Balboa Park

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Accessibility to Balboa Park was identified as a core value of park stakeholders…

Balboa Park Tree Stewards

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Creating the Next Generation of Tree Stewards

Park Ambassadors

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Our Park Ambassadors greet people, give directions, answer questions, and provide current information on park history, attractions and events.

Plant It Forward – Video and Instructions

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Balboa Park Benefits Study

How San Diego’s Crown Jewel Impacts the Economy, Environment, Equity and More

Support Us

Home to award-winning gardens, historic landmarks, first-class museums, and the world’s largest outdoor pipe organ, Balboa Park is the heart of the city’s cultural identity. We invite you to explore the many ways you can get involved and support Balboa Park to ensure it remains one of the world’s greatest urban cultural parks.

Our Board

Our Team


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