El Estero Park Complex

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  • Address: 777 Pearl Street, Monterey, CA 93940, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-8316463866
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Park, Play Ground, Bridge, Family And Kids, Adventure, Water Sport, Bird Watching

El Estero Park Complex - Review

Lake El Estro was once a brackish saltwater lagoon, until in 1874, the stream connecting the lagoon to the bay was cut off, and this became freshwater paradise. And what paradise! The lake hosts a thriving ecosystem.

Over 300 species of birds call this park a home, including many migratory varieties. Turtles, fish and frogs also find home in this pretty pond. And you can enjoy this diversity from the park’s other attractions, such as:

  • The Dennis The Menace Playground- World famous in it’s own right, the playground was helped along by Mr. hank Ketchum himself. It’s got a big number of fantastic structures including a bridge, a maze, an adventure ship and a steam engine.
  • The Monterey Skate Park- Designed by local skateboarders, you can be sure a lot of love went into the making of this.
  • The Exercise Course- The 1.2mile running course with three exercise station clusters (each with 6 stations each) was scientifically designed to give you a full body workout.
  • Fishing- Rainbow trout, Sacramento perch, Sacramento blackfish, Sacramento hitch, carp, tule perch and yellow bullet heads. There are piers all along the park, and fishing licence is a must.
  • Paddle Boat- Rent and explore.

Nearby, you’ll find the Monterey State Beach, the Monterey Bay Waterfront Park, and the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail.

El Estero Park Complex Information

  • Feeding the birds is prohibited.
  • You must have a licence to fish.

How To reach El Estero Park Complex by Public Transport

  • Bus no. 20, 56, 74, 75. 76, 78 stop Del Monte / Aguajito

Restaurants Near El Estero Park Complex

  • Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse
  • McDonalds

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TripHobo Highlights for El Estero Park Complex

  • El Estero Park Complex Address: 777 Pearl Street, Monterey, CA 93940, United States
  • El Estero Park Complex Contact Number: +1-8316463866
  • El Estero Park Complex Timing: 24-hrs
  • El Estero Park Complex Price: Free
  • Best time to visit El Estero Park Complex(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit El Estero Park Complex: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting El Estero Park Complex

  • 39.43% of people who visit Monterey include El Estero Park Complex in their plan

  • 54.9% of people start their El Estero Park Complex visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see El Estero Park Complex

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

79.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting El Estero Park Complex

People normally club together Monterey County Youth Museum and Coast Guard Pier And Old Fisherman's Wharf while planning their visit to El Estero Park Complex.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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El Estero Park Complex, Monterey Reviews

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  • Nice little park, in a great area - right next to the water, where you will frequently see paddleboaters. As far as the park itself is concerned, I really feel like the city did a lot with a small space - they put in multiple ramps, two bowls, "wall rides," among many other useful and fun features. At least when I was there, there were ZERO bikers - there is a "no bikes" sign at the front, but such rules are general ignored at other skateparks. At this park, however, I never experienced that. This was only one time, however, so I can't speak for all occasions. My only small complaint is that the concrete isn't very well-maintained in some sections, despite the fact that the park is very new (remodeled in 2015). For example, there are occasional rough patches, and there are other parts where the concrete has large "chunks" taken out of it and/or cracks, which may present a falling hazard should your wheels catch them. With this one exception, I would gladly return!

  • Alright skatepark good for free but it's got no quarters the bowls alright I've got a few YouTube clips there but it has some good qualityez because it allows scooters

  • It's not a very big skatepark, but, you know, it's here and free!

  • Great for skating and scootering

  • It's so fun🌞🥈🛴

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