ACCESS TO THE PAINTBALL PARK

The Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton is located on a Marine Installation and there are some new procedures on how to gain access to come play at the Paintball Park! The “frequent Paintball Park patrons” category exists to allow the general public to use select recreational activities, per Marine Corps orders.

You also acknowledge and understand that your access is limited to transit to and from The Paintball Park and you will exit the installation when your usage of the activity has concluded. You also understand and acknowledge that requesting access to the installation may require a security screening to include a criminal background check, digital fingerprint scan, photograph, and any other requirements deemed necessary by the Provost Marshalls Office.

What day are you planning on visiting the Paintball Park?

Weekday

WEEKDAY BASE ACCESS FOR SUMMER HOURS

Procedure Between June 17th - August 16th

If you are planning on coming to play paintball during the week between June 17th thru August 16th please follow the steps below.

  • If you are coming to play Paintball during the week you should enter the base using the San Luis Rey Gate
  • Let the guard know that you are coming to play paintball and present him with your current driver license
  • All persons coming on base are required to supply identification credentials in order to gain access to come play paintball.
  • Bring your vehicles current proof of insurance, registration and remember that all vehicles access the installation are subject to inspection.
  • The gate guard will have you pull your car over to the side so that are gate Sponsor can escort you to The Paintball Park. If our gate Sponsor is not at the gate then give us a call at (866) 985-4932 and on our sponsor will come out and meet you at the gate!
This is the new procedure to access The Paintball Park during our summer hours and does not require you to fill out or submit anything prior to your visit. All you need to do is show up to the San Luis Rey Gate and follow the steps above!

WEEKDAY BASE ACCESS

Regular Base Access Procedure for Non-Summer Hours

You must stop at the Visitors Center Building at the Main Gate before you attempt to access base if:
  • You are playing Paintball during the week
  • Your sponsor is not with you or can’t meet you to escort you through the gates
  • You do not have a Valid: Military ID, CAC card or a Retiree ID (Veterans ID cards should not be used as a replacement for Retiree ID card or any other required official government ID)
You can go directly to a gate’s security checkpoint at a gate if you have a valid:
  • Military ID, Retiree ID, CAC card 
  • You are accompanied by your Sponsor
  • Have been issued a MCCS Recreation Visitors pass
One-time visit and longer-term access is available for all MCCS facilities that are open to the public.
  • DBIDS visitor credentials will be processed ONLY at the Visitor Center at the Main Gate, Bldg 20255T (Click Here for Directions)
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 3:30pm
  • If your One-Time access reservation is before 8:00am or on the weekend plan to go to the Visitors Center before the day of your reserved activity to avoid delays or access issues.
PAINTBALL PARK PATRONS PROCEDURES (One Time Visit & Short Term Access)
  • Take your state issued driver’s license or identification card to the Visitor Center during their normal business hours
  • If you have a new CALFORNIA ID that says Federal Limits Apply you must provide a second form of identification like a Social Security Card, Passport, Birth Certificate.
  • Don’t forget to bring your vehicles current proof of insurance registration and remember that all vehicles access the installation are subject to inspection and must abide by all posted operating installation rules and regulations. Please drive safe!
  • Identify the recreational facility you would like to enjoy “The Paintball Park”
  • Provide the day(s) you will be visiting us
  • Complete all steps required to obtain the DBIDS Visitors Credential including a quick criminal background check, digital fingerprinting, and a photograph
  • Obtain your Visitors Pass and proceed directly to your chosen activity
  • Enjoy your time and thank you for your patronage and support of our Mission
PAINTBALL PARK PATRONS PROCEDURES (Long-term Visit Access)

If you are a frequent patron or participate in tournaments at the Paintball Park you may request sponsorship through the online form at MCCSCP including the duration of access.

Weekend

WEEKEND BASE ACCESS PROCEDURE

If you are planning on coming to play paintball on the weekend please follow the steps below.

  • If you are coming to play Paintball on the weekend you should enter the base using the San Luis Rey Gate
  • Let the guard know that you are coming to play paintball and present him with your current driver license
  • All persons coming on base are required to supply identification credentials in order to gain access to come play paintball.
  • Bring your vehicles current proof of insurance, registration and remember that all vehicles access the installation are subject to inspection.
  • The gate guard will have you pull your car over to the side so that are gate Sponsor can escort you to The Paintball Park.
This is the new procedure to access The Paintball Park and does not require you to fill out or submit anything prior to your visit. All you need to do is show up to the San Luis Rey Gate and follow the steps above!

DIRECTIONS TO SAN LUIS REY GATE

From Highway 15 traveling South:
  • Take exit 46 towards Oceanside, turn right to merge on to Highway 76W
  • Stay on the 76W, after approx. 7 miles, turn right on North River Road
  • After approx. 4 miles, turn right on Vandegrift Blvd
  • Vandegrift Blvd will lead to the “San Luis Rey” Gate of Camp Pendleton
  • Enter Gate and drive approx. 1 mile
  • The Paintball Park will be on the left
Directions from Highway 5:
  • Take exit 54A to merge on Highway 76E
  • Take the 76 East, turn left on Douglas Drive
  • Stay on Douglas Dr
  • After approx. 2 miles, turn left on Vandegrift Blvd. Vandegrift Blvd will lead to the “San Luis Rey” Gate of Camp Pendleton
  • Enter Gate and drive approx. 1 mile
  • The Paintball Park will be on the left
From Highway 15 traveling North:
  • Take exit 32 to merge on Highway 78W
  • Take Exit 3- College Blvd
  • Turn left off exit onto Vista Way, and then an immediate right on to College Blvd
  • Stay on College Blvd until it dead-ends on to North River Road (approx. 6 miles)
  • Turn right onto North River Road (aka Vandegrift Blvd.)
  • Vandegrift Blvd. will lead to the “San Luis Rey” Gate of Camp Pendleton
  • Enter Gate and drive approx. 1 mile
  • The Paintball Park will be on the left