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San Clemente Pirate Park for Yer Little Maties! (Forster Ranch Community Park)

San Clemente Pirate Park for Yer Little Maties! (Forster Ranch Community Park)

San Clemente Pirate Park best describes Forster Ranch Community Park because of  its deserted isle feel and pirate theme. There are palm trees, alligators and pirate ships. The safari Jeep is another favorite play piece.

Pirate Park San Clemente safari jeep

How to Get to San Clemente Pirate Park: Exit I-5 at Avenida Vista Hermosa OR Camino de Estrella. The park is on Camino Vera Cruz between Camino de Los Mares and Avenida Vista Hermosa. Address: 3207 Camino Vera Cruz, San Clemente.  MAP TO SAN CLEMENTE PIRATE PARK

forster ranch park san clemente pirate ship


  • Pirate theme
  • Great for imaginative play with pirate ships, safari jeep, palm trees, and alligators setting the desert island scene
  • The rolling log is lots of fun
  • Easy to spend all day here – appropriate for all ages
  • I’ve seen guys fly model airplanes in the grassy area (fun to watch)
  • Come here to celebrate September’s Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 3 baby swings, plus one accessible swing near the restrooms
  • 4 bench swings
Pirate Park San Clemente playground

Be Aware:

  • Some structures are more appropriate for older children
  • One climbing apparatus on the back side of equipment
  • There is a school right next door – so school drop-off and pick-up times could impact access to the park
  • AYSO practices (games?) on upper field which can affect parking and increase playground “traffic”
Pirate Park San Clemente big playground


Forster Ranch Park San Clemente palm trees

Parks Nearby San Clemente Pirate Park (Forster Ranch Community Park) 

Forster Ranch Park San Clemente picnic area

Originally published in May 2008.

pirate park


Friday 20th of May 2011

We drove from Mission Viejo and it was so worth it..Kept the kids busy for 3 hours..


Wednesday 2nd of July 2008

Pirate Park is HOT, so go during the early am!

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