Border Field State Park contains much of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, an important wildlife habitat. The park also commemorates the site of the international border established by the 1848 treaty between the U.S and Mexico. Note: Park is closed annually during the wet season, normally November through April.
The park is located 15 miles south of San Diego via I-5, Dairy Mart and Monument Roads. Phone 619 -575-3613.
The main park road may be occassionally closed to vehicles due to service reductions or flooding. People who use wheelchairs may access portions of the park via the main road and an adjacent accessible path.
The main picnic area and restroom are accessible. This location provides a beautiful overlook of the ocean and Tijuana Estuary.
The North McCoy Trail incorporates interpretive signage on a trail through a marsh setting that is accessible for 0.66 mile. Trailhead, restroom and designated accessible parking are available near park office on Caspian Drive in Imperial Beach.
The South McCoy Trail is a backcountry trail though a marsh setting that is accessible for about 0.75 mile. Trailhead is at the center of 5th Street and Iris Avenue, Imperial Beach. Parking is available at the end of Iris Avenue.
Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center. The exhibits are generally accessible, but assistance may be needed to operate some of the interactive exhibits. Park staff is available to help. The restroom permits front and side transfers and is generally accessible. Parking. There are three accessible parking spaces located at the visitor center.