5115 Soledad Rd.
San Diego, CA 92109
Sessions Park is named after the highly influential and eccentric
horticulturist, Kate Sessions. Kate Sessions was an ex-school teacher
who previously worked at a flower shop before becoming San Diego's head
Sessions was dubbed the 'Mother of Balboa Park' and is responsible for
planting hundreds of exotic plants throughout San Diego. After
her urging for a park on Mt Soledad, the city finally put aside land
for a park. Originally named the Soledad Terrace Park, it was renamed in
1957 after her on her 100th birthday.
park boasts some of the most beautiful views of Mission Bay, the ocean
and the city below. This is a wonderful location to have a picnic, play
with your dog, bbq, or just enjoy the serenity. There are several hiking trails on site featuring natural habitat and a small creek below during winter.
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