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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We protect and celebrate Balboa Park’s diverse history. Our collaborative efforts seek to make the Park more accessible and magnificent.

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We are an organization of action. We work diligently to improve this historic landscape every day.

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We work collaboratively with the City of San Diego and other park stakeholders to imagine a bright future for Balboa Park.

Balboa Park Benefits Study

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

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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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