Frequently Asked Questions:

-When is the park open?

-What public transportation goes to the park?

-May I bring my pet to the park?

-Is there an off leash area for dogs?

-Are there restroom facilities available?

-May I barbeque at the park?

-Is the consumption of alcohol allowed at the park?

-Are there picnic tables available at the park?

-Is camping allowed in the park?

-Is parking available at the park?

-What is the number to the lost and found department?

-May I host a party at the park?

-Is the Pavilion Building available for rental?

-Is swimming allowed in Mission Creek?

-May I launch my boat or kayak from the shore of the park?

-Who do I contact to access an event permit?

-Who is MJM Management Group?


When is the park open?
Mission Bay Parks are open from sunrise to 10 pm daily.

What public transportation goes to the park?
MUNI metro N-Judah, T-Line and bus lines 15, 30, and 45 have stops in the vicinity of Mission Creek Park. Individuals wishing to reach the north side of Mission Creek Park should exit MUNI at the Caltrain Station and walk south on 4th Street to the 4th Street Bridge. By crossing south over the bridge, you will reach the south side entrance of the park.

Caltrain is also an option for getting to the park. Exit the Caltrain Station at 4th and King Streets and follow the directions for MUNI riders noted above.

May I bring my pet to the park?
Pets are welcome; however they must be on a leash at all times.

Is there an off leash area for dogs?
Yes, the fenced in dog play area is located at the west end of Berry Street before 7th Street. The dog play area is open from 6 am - 10 pm.

Are there restroom facilities available?
Public restrooms are available from 8 am to 6 pm at the Pavilion Building located at 290 Channel Street. Public restrooms are also available at 451 Berry Street from 8am to 7:30pm.

May I barbeque at the park?
The use of barbeques or any other open flame device is not allowed at the park.

Is the consumption of alcohol allowed at the park?
Consumption of alcohol is not allowed without an event permit. Please contact Mission Bay Park Management for permit information: 415-543-9063.

Are there picnic tables available at the park?
There are picnic tables available at the Mission Creek Park Sports Courts between 401 and 451 Berry Street underneath the freeway overpass. Please remember no barbeques or alcohol are allowed in Mission Bay Parks.

Is camping allowed in the park?
Camping is not allowed in the park.

Is parking available at the park?
Non-metered two hour parking is available on Channel Street. Metered parking is available on Berry Street. Parking is also available for longer periods of time at parking lot A located south of AT&T Park between 3rd Street and Terry Francois Drive. Parking for permitted events can be reserved through the San Francisco Police Department.

What is the number to the lost and found department?
To locate a lost item, please contact Park Security at: 415-559-3341

May I host a party at the park?
Small family gatherings and picnics that do not involve alcohol, amplified sound or the posting of signs are welcome at Mission Creek Park without a permit. Large gatherings, such as family reunions and company parties will require the issuance of a permit. Please contact Mission Bay Park Management at: 415-543-9063 for details on permit requirements.

Is the Pavilion Building available for rental?
The Pavilion Building interior and exterior is available for rental to host company retreats, receptions, parties and photo shoots. Please contact Mission Bay Park Management at: 415-543-9063 for a permit information. Application forms can be found in the Events section of this website.

Is swimming allowed in Mission Creek?
Access to Mission Creek from the shoreline of Mission Creek Park for the purpose of swimming is not allowed.

May I launch my boat or kayak from the shore of the park?
Boat and kayak launching from the shoreline of Mission Creek Park is currently not allowed. All non-motorized watercraft are permitted to launch from Mission Creek Park at our public kayak launch located at 401 Berry Street. The launch is open from 6am to 10pm daily.

Who do I contact to access an event permit?
For permit applications and permit information, please contact Mission Bay Park Management at: 415-543-9063.

Who is MJM Management Group?
MJM Management Group is a property management company that specializes in the management of public spaces in San Francisco. MJM Management Group is contracted by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency to manage the Mission Bay Park System. In addition to Mission Bay, MJM is responsible for managing Yerba Buena Gardens, Union Square and the Sixth Street Business Corridor. The corporate office number for MJM Management Group is: 415-477-2600.