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Red Barn Park: Tierra Grande Park in San Clemente

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Parks, San Clemente | 1 comment

It is not very often that we venture as far south as San Clemente for park fun until the recent opening of the Outlets at San Clemente. With three kids, we cannot resist the great deals and shopping without the crowds of the major malls with the beautiful Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. With the new outlet center being our new favorite OC shopping destination, we have had some time to explore the local parks in San Clemente with the Red Barn Park (Tierra Grande Park) being our favorite discovery yet. The park has everything that families could want out of a park. There is a baseball field, basketball court, soccer field, bike path, picnic tables (covered), bathrooms, and plenty of parking. My kids were not in the mood for playing at the park last week, but I knew...

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Linda Lane Park in San Clemente: Play with an Ocean View

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Parks, San Clemente | 0 comments

Linda Lane Park in San Clemente is a cute little park with an amazing view. If gazing at the ocean while the kids happily sway on swings and shoot down slides makes your heart happy, this is the park for you. Linda Lane Park is located  right up the street from Linda Lane beach, a great kid-friendly OC beach, and has a good view of the coast starting from there. Standing at the bottom of the parking lot just down from the park provides a sweeping view of the San Clemente pier to the South and Dana Point to the North.  This is also an access point to the San Clemente Beach trail. Parking is shared by beach and park patrons and payed for at metered pay stations, which accept cash or credit card.  Parking can sometimes be a challenge in...

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