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Float Over to Waterfront Park for the Holiday Bowl Parade

| 1:21 PM

The County’s Waterfront Park is a prime spot to watch the annual Holiday Bowl Parade. If you are planning to attend “America’s largest balloon parade,” here’s what you need to know before you march down to this 12-acre park situated along the parade route.

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VIDEO: Virtual Hike: San Dieguito County Park

| 3:52 PM

Come along with us on a family-friendly virtual hike! Nestled just a short distance from the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar, San Dieguito County Park offers five miles of interconnected trails, exercise stations and much more for a day of fun with family and friends. For more on the Upside of Outside, visit sdparks.org.

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VIDEO: Students Give Life To Oakoasis County Preserve

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Recently, St. Augustine High School students spent four hours planting trees in an area affected by the 2003 Cedar Fire. For many, it was the first time planting a tree, but they hope their efforts bring back a full forest by 2070. Find more volunteer opportunities at sdparks.org.

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Turn Black Friday Green

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Don’t want to fight the crowds on Black Friday? Enjoy a park at your own pace. County Parks and Recreation has declared Friday, Nov. 23 “Green Friday” to prompt families and friends to spend more quality time together outside on the day after Thanksgiving. Take a hike, tour a canyon, meet an animal ambassador – it’s all possible at parks on Green Friday.

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VIDEO: 7 Trail Tips for Hiking with Fido

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Everyone loves to take along their furry friend to the park! But whether you’re going hiking or just taking laps around a County park, make sure you follow these tips to ensure you and your pet stay safe on the trail. For more information visit sdparks.org.