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Santee Lakes

9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071-7906
+1 619-596-3141
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Country in the city.

Great place for a bike ride for the whole family. Or fishing, hiking, birding, playing, taking... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
San diego
Very relaxing

Santee Lakes is a great family place. You don't have to travel hours just to get there. There are 5... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071-7906
+1 619-596-3141
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great place for a bike ride for the whole family. Or fishing, hiking, birding, playing, taking pictures.

Thank 67renne
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Santee Lakes is a great family place. You don't have to travel hours just to get there. There are 5 different lakes for fishing or just enjoying with out fishing. You can park your RV if you don;t have a RV, they have cabins you...More

Thank jamesdT2723GH
Reviewed 28 September 2017

literally, these lakes have something for everyone. Camping, fishing, playgrounds, volleyball, family get- togethers,geocaching, birding, pedal boats and the list goes on and on. we will definitely be back overall grade B+

Thank sydney47
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Enjoyed the park rained almost every day but that's good, will certainly go back, the spaces,are good size, just on dirt but that was OK as well.

Thank eotrcc
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We have never seen a Great Blue Heron walk up to people! This was amazing. The birds here are tame. They were all very calm and let us photograph them close up. There were lots of ducks here. There were Mallards, Shovelers, Green and Blue-winged...More

Thank Sawwhetowls2
Reviewed 9 September 2017

There is camping available & fishing, they also schedule events like weddings, this is a nice walk. There are a lot of trees and areas to BBQ

Thank Mordrik
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Has multiple lakes, some tent site, hiking trails, great place to spend some time with family. County stock some cat fish on some Friday, come in early to fish

Thank mnguyen202
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Surrounded by Lakes, hiking trails, full hookups and for some, tent sites. This is a gem in the middle of a city. Just entering the property brings back memories of camping as a kid, and camping with my kids. The staff are actually friendly and...More

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love love all of the activities available for families here. The grandbabies played on two different play structures and then we bought hotdogs at the bbq stand outside of the store and then ice creams when we finished. Fun time was had by the kiddos

Thank Robyn A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Santee lakes is a great place to get away for a run or to spend some time with your family. We have two small children and we love to go feed the ducks with bread from home. They have a great BBQ with burgers and...More

Thank Breffni B
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