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Mount Helix Park

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Breathtaking view of San Diego

The weather was perfect, I was finally able to see San Diego from La Jolla to San Ysidro. A very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spring Valley, California
Lovely views...

Would be a great spot for sunset or picnic. Find the placard showing landmarks so you can find out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas, United States
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“east county”(13 reviews)
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4901 Mount Helix Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941-4354
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All reviews great view east county san diego degree view open air el cajon enjoy the view the pacific ocean la jolla great place to visit sunrise service once a year sunset and sunrise sight seeing fire station in town few times
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was perfect, I was finally able to see San Diego from La Jolla to San Ysidro. A very peaceful and calm place. Must see when in town. Parking was tight, but one opened up just as I was going to leave, just be...More

Thank esethebomb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would be a great spot for sunset or picnic. Find the placard showing landmarks so you can find out what you're looking at.

Thank StillDreaming11
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We came twice in one days, first to see the view in the day light and then to watch the sunset. As it has already been said it has a small parking lot but it turns over quick in the day night, at night you...More

Thank JohnA744
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We are always looking for a place to go where we can enjoy each other and enjoy the view. This park has amazing views literally in 360°, seeing all the way to the ocean to the west, many mountain peaks to the north, the desert...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to go and renew your spirit and sense of self. Parking is a little tricky. Sunset and sunrise are your best bets here for taking advantage of the view. Either way, it is a great place that instills peace with the views....More

Thank ericzanes
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I love going to *the top". As a youngster in the 70's we would ride our horses up the hill to catch the breath taking sun sets. In the 80's we would drive up and park along the wall with many others to raise a...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Has a nice view, but we had hoped to take a walk, and it's not really the place for that unless it's a short walk.

Thank Donna Rose S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Mt Helix has been around 'forever' and meandering through the area is so peaceful and the views in any direction are magnificent. But they close early so check the times before you head out at sunset.

Thank 728yvonnep
Reviewed 5 August 2018

one of our favorite places to go and get peace you will love the view at sunset and sunrise an awesome place to connect to inner strength!

Thank R1965WFjames
Reviewed 9 July 2018

In the old days you could park and enjoy a nice romantic view from your vehicle.Now they have installed pipes and chains so there is nowhere to park and enjoy the view.Just a hand full of spots marked facing the wrong way.One porta potty and...More

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Justin S
26 March 2016|
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Response from nanabouc | Reviewed this property |
I know that you can always walk to the top of Mt. Helix Park, but sometimes the gates are up for cars at certain levels. It is a beautiful view for sunrise or sunset.