Balboa Park

get painting sites details and map
Alcazar Gardens in Balboa Park, San Diego

Balboa Park is San Diego's most visited paintout area, with 1400 acres of subject matter ranging from gardens and canyons to museums, theatres and restaurants featuring fascinating architecture.

Visitors to Balboa Park in the Prado area.

Los Turistas watercolor by Mike Shirk

If you enjoy including figures in your paintings, this is the place, with half a million visitors each year. There is ample free parking and numerous public restrooms.

The Internationa Houses in Balboa Park

The International Houses
watercolor by Mike Shirk


Please note that some areas, such as the famous San Diego Zoo, charge admission and will require special arrangements for painters.

| Contact Us | ©2004 ShirkStudios