Farquhar Park

Address 898 12th Street
Phone (714) 536-5486
Park Hours
Park curfew 10:00 pm to 5:00 am.
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Acreage 3.52
Amenities
Open play area, picnic facilities, volleyball and basketball.
Description

Farquhar Park is named after one of Huntington Beach’s well-remembered citizens James S. Farquhar. Farquhar was the publisher for Huntington Beach news for 43 years as well as an outstanding citizen who had taken part in business, political, social, church and public interests of the city. Farquhar Park is directly across the street from Lake Park, and is often confused for being the same park. Local residents use this piece of land for its open play area and picnic facilities. >


Fun Facts
  • Farquhar Park was once called Circle Park because it was surrounded by streets giving it a circular shape. In 1967, the land adjacent to Circle Park, which was separated by a street, was covered with clean fill thereby connecting the two parcels and creating one large park.
  • The land used to be an open dirt area used by the Boys and Girl Scouts for camping.
  • This park was dedicated on  May 22, 1970
  • Circle Park and Farquhar Plaza were joined together on November 20, 1967
  • Architect - Richard Bigler and Associates

Did you know?

The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.


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