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Lake Murray

5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-1331
+1 619-668-2050
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Love our little slice of wilderness

this is always a great place to come relax or exercise. the do have a snack bar and restroom... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dmerghart1
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San Diego, California
Escape to Nature

I have walked Lake Murray for many decades. It is a most pleasant and peaceful escape from traffic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
OldBigBob
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San Diego, California
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5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-1331
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Reviewed yesterday

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Lake Murray is a beautiful place for a walk, run, bike ride or with a stroller. There are beautiful views all the way around the Lake. Great for taking your dog out for a walk since there are many friendly people out with their dogs....More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Lake Murray is a local reservoir with 5 miles of path (I think). It's a wonderful resource for walkers, hikers, bicycle riders, dog walkers, children, people gathering for outdoor picnics and other social events. Boats are available for rent. It's a beautiful, calm, and welcoming...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Popular walking trail in La Mesa, you can walk your dog, jog or just a relaxing stroll. The lake has lots of ducks and sometimes other wild birds such as cranes come visit the lake. It is easy to get to just enter from Lake...More

Thank Babs1328
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Walk around the lake with your dog - good exercise for everyone! Parking is along the roadside- fun to find the lake among so many homes.

Thank SusanRN1116
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Walked here every morning while vacationing in San Diego. The park and walking road are very clean. Peaceful and quiet. Lots of wild life and scenery.

Thank rpleb
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a good place to go jogging or get other forms of exercise. The roads are clean. Sometimes you can see geese and other animals.

Thank musicalap
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_tyrgoo
7 June 2017|
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Response from pat71896 | Reviewed this property |
You can barbecue and tables are first com basis
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lilcutechika
21 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.
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Rita S
11 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
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