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Lake Murray

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Address: 5540 Kiowa Drive, La Mesa, CA
Phone Number: (619) 668-2050
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GOTM WALK-A-THON

I belong to a non-profit by the name of Generations On The Move, every year we hold a walk-a-thon to raise funds for scholarships. This was the first time i had ever been to this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
monicad1969
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Whittier, California
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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I belong to a non-profit by the name of Generations On The Move, every year we hold a walk-a-thon to raise funds for scholarships. This was the first time i had ever been to this park and we (family & I) absolutely loved it. Very quiet, and full of nature, absolutely beautiful.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The trail is stroller/kid/bike friendly. There is a place to rent bikes, kayaks, etc. There is something to do for the whole family.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Lake Murray Reservoir is park of the larger Mission Trails Regional Park. This is the favorite place in the area for those that like to walk. The path along the lake is wide, the scenery beautiful and the other walkers well behaved. Picnic tables are provided as well as several port-a-potties along the path. The lake also has a concession... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We went on mothers days because the beaches were crowded. So we still got a peaceful spot right on the lake. You can rent paddle boats, buy fishing license, convenience food. Picnic areas with grill. I have also jogged/ran here a few times, great place to exercise. Great for families and elders.

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Early morning or late afternoon makes this 6 mile round trip walk just relaxing and calming. There is a nice breeze off the lake and shade here and there to make it more comfortable.

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A busy place for people on the move. You can definitely go at your own speed, lots of super nice people there. Good location and plenty of parking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Lots of waterfowl. Also has a nice recreation area, for biking, jogging or even a nice stroll around the lake. There are boating areas (which we did not use) and fishing.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Just take the Lake Murray exit off of I8 and follow it to the lake. It is small with a great running path for walkers and cyclists. A super spot to picnic with the family.

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

First time down here and totally enjoyed the atmosphere and quiet ambiance. it is just a nice place to spend an afternoon and get away from it all. It is a trip from where we live in Rancho Bernardo, but worth it.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I've been a regular visitor to Lake Murray for over 25 years. There is a paved maintenance road that circles about 90% of the lake. You can walk, jog, bike, or roller skate 3.2 miles (undulating - not flat roadway) in one direction and then turn around and return the same way. There are distance markers every 1/4 mile. It... More 

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