Ridgway Park Publishing

Ridgway Park Publishing 

We are a small, privately owned company dedicated to producing high-quality books and related products on local topics. 

NEW – Balboa Park with Ranger Kim

What does a Park Ranger do?

This question leads one small boy—Morgan Duclo—on an imaginary journey with his dad—Ranger Kim—around the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park. Helping lost children is just one of the important things a Park Ranger does, but it reminds young Morgan of all the fun he and his dad have together in the Park. More. . . 

Discover Balboa Park

Larger than Central Park in New York…with more cultural attractions in close proximity than the Smithsonian Institution, Balboa Park has world-class museums, theaters, restaurants and cafes, gardens, fountains, nature trails and of course the famous San Diego Zoo.

All within 10 minutes of the airport and only 5 minutes from the busy downtown of America’s seventh largest city!

Discover…

  • Best places to picnic
  • How to visit on a budget
  • How to get the most out of your Zoo visit
  • Most romantic places
  • What’s special for children
  • Where to find the gardens,groves and other botanical features

Self Guided Tours

Walking is one of the best things about being in Balboa Park. This convienient pocket sized book has a handy central map and insights into the history, buildings, major botanical gardens and various other features of the park.

A Walk in Balboa Park – Self-Guided Walking Tour #1

Walking is one of the best things about being in Balboa Park. This convienient pocket sized book has a handy central map and insights into the history, buildings, major botanical gardens and various other features of the park. Soft cover. $3.95. More. . .

 A Walk in Balboa Park – Self-Guided Walking Tour #2

Explore an international zone, discover the palisades area, museums, puppets, and remains of a second exposition. This pocket sized book has a handy central map and insights into the history, buildings, major botanical gardens and various other features of the park. Soft cover. $3.95  More. . .

In this charming children’s book,learn how San Diego’s unique urban park became a botanical, as well as cultural, wonderland.

Balboa Park: A to Z can be read to preschoolers, while older children, parents or grandparents can delve into the history. “A to Z” has something for everyone!