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Great place to walk

I have walked Santee Lakes with my walking group and the scenery is beautiful. It’s a great place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy O
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The best campground around if you are looking for a peaceful place to camp, ride bikes, fish, swim (in pool).

Santee Lakes is a great place for a day visit for waks, fishing, picnics,etc. The area is so well... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Santee, California
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9310 Fanita Pkwy, Santee, CA 92071-7906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have walked Santee Lakes with my walking group and the scenery is beautiful. It’s a great place to have family picnics and fish. The RV park is a great camping site. Lots of things to do. Great for large parties and you can reserve...More

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Santee Lakes is a great place for a day visit for waks, fishing, picnics,etc. The area is so well kept, lots of birds and wildlife and the campground is very nice. There are lake front spots and the spots away from the lake are spaced...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The staff are great and the facilities are well kept. We are camping here for a month. The campsites are all dirt and no concrete. The lakes and trails are an oasis in the middle of the city

1  Thank 2,421
Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a wonderful place to take the family for a weekend or even just a day-trip. The Lakes offers so much for one to do. Fishing, hiking/biking, family-picnic there are so many activities to keep you busy. Horseshoes, paddle boating, volleyball even summer movie nights...More

Thank N133UMjeffa
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Santee lakes is a wonderful spot on the west side of Santee, man made stocked fishing awaits and the walking and biking areas are the best. Multiple play grounds for the grands and a spray ground for a great escape . Nature lovers paradise as...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We love camping at Santee Lakes. The spots are a nice size, the lakes are so pretty. Plenty of things to do. Bring your bikes and ride around the lakes. They have a little store on the property and sometimes a BBQ going outside to...More

1  Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a great place to go for a nature walk or to take the kids to use up some energy. Beautiful and spacious, lots of nice places by the water to relax!

1  Thank mamalynx
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I drove there to check out sites for a future trip with our truck and trailer for a two day mid week stay. As we drove around, we noticed MANY empty sites. We went to the office to inquire about reserving a...More

6  Thank Marie C
Reviewed 27 February 2018

It would be great if it wasn't always noisy with construction. Every time we go, we have to pay to get in, and then it is far from relaxing.

Thank Kimberlee M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is a beautiful (man made) location. This spot has about 6 individual lakes, with fishing ducks, paddle boating and hiking areas. A cheap $3.00 parking charge is well worth the beauty.

1  Thank Darryl H
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