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Nice kayaking lake

I enjoy kayaking Lake Miramar. It is usually very peaceful. The only other watercraft on the water... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Francene L
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Belllingham, United States
via mobile
Good exercise

I like this lake, as a paved path circles the nature lake. Good place for kids, a picnic, fishing... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
briansR9739PB
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Ramona, California
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This lake is very popular for bicycling, jogging, walking, rollerblading, and picnicking.
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10710 Scripps Lake Dr, San Diego, CA 92131-1237
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy kayaking Lake Miramar. It is usually very peaceful. The only other watercraft on the water are usually fishing kayaks or small motor skiffs with fishers trying to catch something. The launch ramp area is wide concrete, plenty of space.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Francene L
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I like this lake, as a paved path circles the nature lake. Good place for kids, a picnic, fishing, biking, roller blading or just enjoying the sun

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank briansR9739PB
Reviewed May 20, 2018

You'll be surprised by this close-to-the-city reservoir surrounded by a paved road on level ground. The road makes lots of corners and turns as it follows the willows-tails and grasses at the reservoir's edge. The reservoir itself is formed by dam you can walk over...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Thomas F
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Walking this 5 mile walk that offers multiple and continuously changing perspectives of habitat natural to the Southern California Pacific coast is a pleasure. Gentle slopes combine with the indentations where reeds and other local fauna thrive. You can also rent a boat to row...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Breple
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I live close to the lake, so I try to take my dog down for a long walk most days. You have the choice of walking on the sandy path or on the paved path, on hot days the paved path can get very hot,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Nina S
Reviewed June 14, 2016

I used to go to the Lake Miramar Reservoir to either walk or inline skate.. Being in San Diego for business, I chose to visit this place again after years that I had not been there. It is quite scenic and pleasant. But like all...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Maurizio T
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We went here because someone recommended it to us, but it was not what I expected. We started walking in the afternoon and came back when it was dark. The paved trail is very long and I do not recommend that you try to walk...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Brenda D
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Easy to find, plenty of free parking. Nice flat paved road for walking all the twists and turns around the reservoir. I walked it in slightly over an hour so I wouldn't say it was challenging, but you could certainly make it a challenge by...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank CCandMAD
Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

The lake and the surrounding hills offers a nice scenery for some outdoor exercise, but it's not a nature hike. Apart from some ducks in the lake we saw no animals. Bring soft trainers and not hiking boots as the trail is paved and thus...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank CubaLibreOnCoke
Reviewed December 19, 2015

I was in the area and remembered seeing a TA review talking about “pleasant walk around the lake, birds & wildlife” so I decided to try it. Yes, you may like it if you like dull, paved road of 5 miles. Or if your idea...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Oliver S
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