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Lake Murray

5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-1331
+1 619-668-2050
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2018 GOTM Walk/Run for Scholarships

GOTM loves Lake Murray! We are planning our 7th Walk at Lake Murray because of the beauty of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yolanda C
Nice Walk

Easy, flat walk...lots of outdoor activities and walkers around.You can walk to the dam and back to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nadia I
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5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-1331
+1 619-668-2050
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GOTM loves Lake Murray! We are planning our 7th Walk at Lake Murray because of the beauty of the Lake and everyone that comes enjoy the peacefulness of the water, birds and natural foliage. Thank you San Diego Recreational Department for the awesome care that...More

Thank Yolanda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy, flat walk...lots of outdoor activities and walkers around.You can walk to the dam and back to the car makes about 6 miles.Plenty of parking.

Thank Nadia I
Reviewed 30 October 2017

From boat and bike rentals to dog walking or picnics by the lake, you can always find something fun to do at Lake Murray. They have a store/bait shop will snacks and tackle to serve your needs. Fishing licenses are available too.

Thank donmF7907YJ
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This hidden little lake in La Mesa, California is so perfect for a day of relaxing with the kiddos, bring a picnic and find a table in the shade, go exploring and remember to bring plenty of bird food for the Little’s to feed the...More

Thank Cami D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The lake is a reservoir tucked in between residential neighborhoods. The lake offers fishing and kayak rentals. Most people go to the lake to walk, bike, or jog the paved path. The path does not go all the way around the lake. The path ends...More

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A nice scenery and nice breeze during morning, good place to walk or run. You can also kayak around the lake.

Thank Honeylorn
Reviewed 21 September 2017

this is always a great place to come relax or exercise. the do have a snack bar and restroom facilities (including port-a-potties around lake). I would stay on the path though, as this is nature--we saw a baby rattlesnake on our visit a week ago.

Thank dmerghart1
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I have walked Lake Murray for many decades. It is a most pleasant and peaceful escape from traffic and other city noises, whether you walk a mile or two, or more. It is always a pleasant diversion, but especially in the spring, when new plant...More

Thank OldBigBob
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Whether you have time to walk 15 minutes or an hour this reservoir called Lake Murray has a nice serene and beautiful views of a Lake and the Cowles Mountains nearby. You can have a nice picnic lunch at the picnic tables there for you...More

Thank travelgurusandiego
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A long walk around Lake Murray is recommended, at any time. Every time I have been there it's been peaceful and serene. I've done a walking meditation here a couple of times, usually at dawn or dusk. Good spot!

Thank Sheldon P
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8 June 2017|
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Response from pat71896 | Reviewed this property |
You can barbecue and tables are first com basis
22 July 2016|
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Response from AlandDiane | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I could not respond earlier. We were out of the country. I see you had a couple of other responses. Hopefully, those helped you.
Rita S
12 June 2016|
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Response from iamcathya | Reviewed this property |
Don't forget the paddle boats you can rent and enjoy a tour around the Lake. They also have Reg. Bikes and Tandem Bikes to use along the many trails.Pets are welcome, and kids love feeding the ducks. They also have a Mini... More