Baseball/softball fields are located in Arnett, George Washington and Municipal Softball Parks.
The entire Pacific Grove coastline is a park network, including the Coastal Recreation Trail and a dedicated bicycle path from the Aquarium to Lovers Point.
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RECREATIONAL FISHING GUIDELINESThe taking of any marine wildlife is generally prohibited on Pacific Grove coastlines. Recreational fishing of finfish is generally only permitted between The Point Pinos Lightouse and the eastern end of Perkins Park. For an interactive map of fishing permissions, please visit the California Fish & Wildlife Interactive Map.
Andy Jacobsen Park
Located at the corner of Ocean View Boulevard and 7th Street, Andy Jacobsen Park is planted primarily with native plants, resembling a lush backyard garden. It is rugged and natural in appearance, and is well-maintained. The park offers a short hiking trail, benches, and breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay.
Berwick ParkBerwick Park is a one acre park which offers spectacular views of the bay. The park has a large, well-manicured lawn area with gentle topography, as well as a natural landscape with rocky outcrops and native vegetation. For weddings, a reservation and use permits for sound amplification and tables, chairs, etc. are required.
Caledonia ParkCaledonia Park is located on Caledonia between Central and Jewell Avenues (behind the Post Office). It contains an open-space free-play area, tots' play area, ADA compliant playground and climbing equipment for older children, a baseball field, basketball court, picnic tables, and restrooms.
Elmarie Dyke Open SpaceElmarie Dyke Open Space is located adjacent to Chautauqua Hall, between 16th and 17th Streets. It has been landscaped as an urban garden with flowering plants, benches and tables, and a gazebo. Applicable fees will be charged for reservations. A use permit is required for weddings. ADA
George Washington ParkGeorge Washington Park is the largest of Pacific Grove's city parks. It is six blocks long (from Short Street to Sinex Avenue) between Melrose and Alder Streets. Most of the park is natural appearing, unimproved forest land that offers important wildlife habitat. The park also contains picnic tables, barbecue grills, restrooms, a large play structure, and a baseball field. No reservation needed for individual picnic areas. A use permit is required for the large group picnic area, barbecue pit, and ballfield. Contact the Recreation Department office at 831-648-3130 for reservations.
Greenwood ParkA full block bounded by Ocean View Boulevard, Central Avenue, 12th Street, and 13th Street. Similar to Esplanade Park, it has a natural landscape character and large eucalyptus trees. The park follows a moderately steep ravine with a seasonal creek at its bottom. There is a footbridge across the ravine.
Hayward ParkDedicated to City volunteers, Hayward Park is located adjacent to Crocker Avenue from Sinex Avenue to Sunset Drive. The land was donated to the City in 1990 for Open Space. It has been developed with a trail for hiking and biking, connecting with the SouthernPacific Railroad Right-of-Way. The landscaping is maintained with the natural look of Asilomar, with native plants and trees typical of the area.
Jewell ParkJewell Park is a small block bounded by Park Place and Central, Grand and Forest Avenues. The park's urban character is established by a well-maintained lawn area, specimen trees, gentle topography, a small meeting building with a kitchen, and a gazebo suitable for weddings or outdoor performances. Use permits are required for the gazebo and "Little House".
Lovers Point ParkLovers Point Park is located at the foot of 17th Street, and is a landscaped community park of 4.4 acres. It is used for picnicking, fishing, swimming, water sports, and surfing. Lovers Point's amenities include a large lawn area, a beach volleyball court, a children's swimming pool, sandy beaches, rocky outcrops, a concrete pier structure, a restaurant, and a snack bar. It is popular for weddings, and is home of the annual Feast of Lanterns pageant and fireworks celebration. For weddings, a reservation and use permits for sound amplification and tables, chairs, etc. are required.
Lynn "Rip" Van Winkle Open SpaceA narrow ribbon of open space, Lynn "Rip" Van Winkle Open Space is approximately 2,200 feet long and 400 feet wide. Located between Sunset Drive and Forest Lodge Road along Congress Avenue, the terrain is rugged, wild, and is heavily forested with Monterey Cypress, Monterey pine, and coast live oak. Joggers and walkers extensively use the park, as do people who want to exercise their dogs off-leash. The Open Space borders Pebble Beach, offering pedestrian access to 17-Mile Drive.
Municipal Baseball/Softball ParkThe Municipal Softball Park is located at the corner of 17 Mile Drive and Pico Ave. The street address is 230 - 17 Mile Drive.
Adult Softball/Socko/Slow Pitch Leagues, PONY Baseball/Softball, and Pacific Grove High School Softball are held at the Municipal Softball Park.
Part of Shoreline Park, Perkins Park is the section of shoreline between Lovers Point and the Esplanade. It was named for local resident Hayes Perkins, who planted the first pink ice plant along this section of the waterfront. The park is well maintained and is landscaped with "magic carpet" ice plant and stone terrace walls. Walking trails in Perkins Park are heavily used.