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Very relaxing

This is very nice park with a lake which has its share of Ducks, Geese's and the road goes into a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ritavalencia2016
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Santee, California
Good place for outdoor activities

Visited with my family (two children, 2 and 5 yrs). Paid $3 for the entrance. We tried two (out... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
emmafA5713GU
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Jonkoping, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very nice park with a lake which has its share of Ducks, Geese's and the road goes into a circle not very busy, I would walk it it makes the walk so much more enjoyable seeing all the geese's and ducks and in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ritavalencia2016
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family (two children, 2 and 5 yrs). Paid $3 for the entrance. We tried two (out of 5!) different playgrounds and found the one accessible for everyone most fun. That playground had shades covering nearly all of it. Unfortunately was the sprayground,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emmafA5713GU
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter did a great job setting up our granddaughters party. So precious our baby is one today. The park is a 4.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank V6223RFjoels
Reviewed 27 August 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mamalynx
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Joanna P
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Response from Cheryl W | Reviewed this property |
This was on their website- We enjoy Santee Lakes but we have a trailer. I would assume tent camping would be just as fun! We are predominantly an RV Park. However, if you want to experience a night under the stars, we... More
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