Balboa Park Conservancy

The Balboa Park Conservancy provides expertise, advocacy and resources to envision, enhance and sustain Balboa Park for all visitors in partnership with the City of San Diego and in collaboration with other organizations in the Park and the community.

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Help us Advocate for the Greater good of Balboa Park by signing up for the Conservancy’s newsletter. We’ll give you the inside scoop on everything from key park projects and events to unique volunteer opportunities.

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.

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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

Food Truck Fridays

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Gourmet food trucks, live entertainment, and activities for families

Trees Forever

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Did you know that nearly 20% of Balboa Park’s 15,302 trees are designated poor, critical or dead due to disease and drought?

Visitors Center

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

Cultural Landscape Report

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Preparing a guiding document for the future of the Park

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.

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

Kate Sessions Day

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Celebrate Balboa Park’s horticultural heritage at this special community event on November 9, 2019.

Economic Impact Study

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A deeper understanding of the park’s economic impact helps inform decisions and stimulate investment in preservation and development

Tree Balboa Park

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

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


Project for Public Spaces

Contact Us!

If you want to get in touch, please use this form.

1549 El Prado, Suite 1
San Diego, CA 92101

P:  (619) 331-1920