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Address: 10710 Scripps Lake Drive, San Diego, CA 92131
Phone Number: 619 465 3474
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This lake is very popular for bicycling, jogging, walking, rollerblading,...

This lake is very popular for bicycling, jogging, walking, rollerblading, and picnicking.

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Excellent place but pavement is getting rough

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2016
Maurizio T
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Agoura Hills, United States
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Agoura Hills, United States
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4 of 5 stars 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 places that see a fair amount of visitors, it has problems too. PARKING: B. Usually... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars 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 everything unless you start early. Bring a hat, food, and a lot of water. What... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars 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 taking one of the side trails up hill. Plenty of room for walking, running or... More 

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Thank CCandMAD
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3 of 5 stars 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 very hard. We intended to go to the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve just a few... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars 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 of “close to nature” includes bikers, barking dogs, screaming kids, few birds (teal mostly), many... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Great path for walking jogging skating biking Pets welcome there are boat rentals. Kids enjoy feeding the ducks great for families

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

The walk around the Miramar lake and reservoir is a fun activity and covers a distance of about 5 miles. The best part of it is the bird watching. I just spotted about hundreds of ducks in a glance. There is a bridge that takes close to the lake. If you are planning to hire a boat, you could take... More 

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Thank Aaqarsh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I used to rollerblade there every Saturday. It's a great round to do. I think you can go all the way around again as it was closed off for a bit but it should be open again. There's also bbqs to use for picknicks and off road trails for mountain bikers

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San Mateo, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great place to walk or run! I was looking for a trail where I wouldn't have to contend with traffic and that had mile markers. The length of the paved trail around the reservoir is only 5 miles, but the named arms and coves act like little switchbacks to change up the scenery enough with a little bit of tree... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I go there atleast 3-5x a week for a quick bike ride and its really a relaxing nice place to hang around may it b early morning or late afternoon.

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