Sunset Park

5540 Lake Park Way
La Mesa, CA  91942

Obtain park permits through Community Services Division at 619.667.1307, reserve online or email

Size & Other Information

  • 6.69 acres
  • Use capacity: 400
  • Parking for 50 cars


  • Access to Lake Murray
  • Barbecues
  • Basketball court
  • Benches
  • Multipurpose sports field
  • Off-street jogging
  • Picnic tables
  • Rest rooms
  • Tot lot

Sunset Park

La Mesa Parks Policies

  • Parks are open 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, except for Harry Griffen Park which opens at 7:00 am and closes one hour after dusk
  • Dogs must remain on leash except at the off-leash dog run located in Harry Griffen Park
  • All parks are smoke-free environments. No alcoholic beverages without special permit
  • A Park Use Permit is required for groups of 25 or more and for special use such as astrojumps
  • Reservable picnic areas are available at Harry Griffen Park, La Mesita Park and Aztec Park
  • A Commercial Use of Public Recreational Property Permit is required for all commercial operators conducting business in City parks - Commercial Use Policy & Permit Application