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Always nice

This is always an nice spot for walking, relaxing, and just having fun with friends. Enough parking... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Great lake view!

The view of the lake is spectacular. It really help you if you go for a run or just to walk around... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
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5540 Kiowa Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-1331
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

This is always an nice spot for walking, relaxing, and just having fun with friends. Enough parking space, easy access.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank retiepz
Reviewed November 27, 2018

The view of the lake is spectacular. It really help you if you go for a run or just to walk around the lake. t's a nice large lake. Plenty of parking, and there are restrooms available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vannesagP8631YX
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We enjoyed hanging out on the decks and watching the people fish. The view of the lake is spectacular. We wanted to feed the ducks but the store doesn't sell duck pellets. It's a great place to hike and explore with young children. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank riaona
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It Will be nice if they have a some information about the trail. I walk around the whole lake to find out the other side is blocked and had to go back to the parking lot

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alikaSedonaAz
Reviewed August 19, 2018

It's a nice large lake, nothing super special, but good for taking a long walk or bike ride. Plenty of parking, restrooms available.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Donna Rose S
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The only issue if you are a bike rider is that many of the walkers simply take up the entire road and get upset with you when you try to make them aware you are behind trying to go around them. A beautiful walk or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Good placebo runs, walk skate or bike ride, with nice water views. Not five stars as you can't walk all the way around, but have to double back.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bart R
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Lake Murray is a great place to go to get some fresh air, that isn’t as crazy as Balboa Park. Parking is never an issue (unless it’s Memorial Day Weekend or another similar type holiday) The walking trail is wide open, even though there can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank R J
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Fun the walk around the lake and look at the ducks and geese. It's open until 8pm now. The are boat rentals.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. What I didn't like about it is that you cannot do running all around the lake because the road doesn't complete full cycle around it. So whatever distance you run or walk, you need to run it back 😁

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Kerry R
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Rene' L
November 24, 2018|
Response from 728yvonnep | Reviewed this property |
I believe you would have to have that discussion with the City of La Mesa, perhaps the Parks and Recreation Dept would be a good place to start.
Larry S
August 4, 2018|
Response from 91,942 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The lake is stocked several times a year.
Topher U
May 10, 2018|
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Response from 91,942 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, around by the ball fields.