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“Gorgeous!”
Review of Santee Lakes

Santee Lakes
Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Santee
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve is a beautiful 194 acre park surrounding a chain of seven scenic lakes. The park provides a tranquil setting for camping, fishing, picnics, hiking, fitness, bird watching, boating and recreation in a natural environment. Beautifully maintained and teeming with birds, ducks and other assorted wildlife. Paddleboats and bicycles also available for rent. A fantastic place to visit whenever you want to get away from it all! There is a minimal charge for parking if you enter through the main gate (Weekdays: $3/vehicle, Weekend/Holiday: $5/vehicle), but there's also a different entrance at an alternate location you can walk through for free if you park on the street.

http://www.santeelakes.com

1  Thank Nancy P
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

I liked the free parking at Administration Building and no charge to
walk around the lake. If you go through the gate they charge $3.-$5.
The view is best at lake 1 where Admin. Bldg. Water District is.

2  Thank Audreyr0se
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

I love santee lakes! There is so much to do and fun for the whole family, company, visitors etc. I would recommend this to anyone. Its very well kept!

Thank Kimberly S
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

The lakes are very nice. Each lake has a designation. Some are for fishing, peddle boating and play ground. It is a great place for a child's birthday party. You can also rent a house boat on the lake for 2 or more days.

Thank LadyASanDiego
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Love everything about Santee Lakes. It's got a camping atmosphere but it's located right in the heart of Santee so it's convenient to everything. Fun place for kids of all ages with lots to do. Spaces are large enough to accommodate RV's and tows as well. We love it and go as often as possible.

1  Thank Jer29_11-14
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