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Mount Helix Park
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in La Mesa
Beautiful gem in the greater San Diego, definitely worth the short drive up Mount Helix, cruising between wonderful and huge sports players’ and show biz celebs’ houses, up til the breathtaking nature theatre, a “...
This park has amazing views literally in 360°, seeing all the way to the ocean to the west, many mountain peaks to the north, the desert to the east and Mexico to the south.The many hiking trails are well-maintain...
Lake Murray
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in La Mesa
There are a multitude of different birds, and just a great way to get away from the hassles of the city and lose yourself ( a little) in nature.
Lake Murray is a great place to go to get some fresh air, that isn’t as crazy as Balboa Park.
Harry Griffen Regional Park
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in La Mesa
This park offers so much, an amphitheater with summer concerts, nice restrooms, great big playground with adult seating, good for ages 2- 12, lots of grass, and I think soccer and baseball fields.
There are lots of special events that happen in the park, the grounds crew keeps the place looking beautiful, and it is very family friendly.
Mission Trails Regional Park San Diego 4.0 mi away
#22 of 96 Nature & Parks in San Diego
The visitor center also is a great resource... including water, sun lotion and volunteers who recommend hikes... as well as exhibits with expanded information about the park and general area.
Kumeyaay Campground is open and the sites are adjacent to a bike path that will take you through the hills down to the Visitor Center and back for a great morning before you hike the nature trail and have a campfi...
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The Water Conservation Garden El Cajon 5.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in El Cajon
If you love plants and nature this is the place to go.
It is better than any park in East County.
Cowles Mountain San Diego 3.3 mi away
#32 of 96 Nature & Parks in San Diego
The east face trail starting at Big Rock Park is the trail I prefer when I have more time and ample sunlight.
Cowles Peak is one of 5 peaks in SD County that you can hike through the Parks & Rec.
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San Diego Zoo San Diego 7.6 mi away
#3 of 96 Nature & Parks in San Diego
Great family day out - We had a brilliant time, quite a large park so highly recommend taking the bus tour first.. BY getting in early you'll beat the crowds and set the day up well.. Heaps of development underway...
The zoo is ideally located in Balboa Park and offers so many options for visitors and families.... calming easy to follow maps and prompts _ the zoo offered a day away from the hussel and bussel of the city..... E...
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Balboa Park San Diego 7.7 mi away
#2 of 96 Nature & Parks in San Diego
Balboa Park is the favorite place of all San Diegans, in its Spanish ornate style, botanical garden oasis, columned shaded promenades, fountains and nook gardens and walks, International Village, and many intimate...
Balboa Park San Diego has something for everyone, great museums, great walking paths, beautiful gardens, fabulous exhibits, a World class Zoo, and it’s right downtown San Diego, plan to spend the day
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Santee Lakes Santee 5.6 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Santee
We have had team parties in the park, spent many hours fishing in the lakes and had some very nice gatherings in the campground....there is something here for everyone!
The park is immaculate, there is a general store for munchies and such.
Botanical Building and Lily Pond San Diego 7.7 mi away
#16 of 96 Nature & Parks in San Diego
This building is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Balboa Park and my overall favorite spots to saunter through or sit and enjoy the amazing plants and flowers.
Follow me and find out where to go to see nature at its best and lovely places like the Balboa Park!
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