Santee Lakes

Location and Directions:

9310 Fanita Pkwy
Santee, CA 92071


    The Santee Lakes are located NE of San Diego in the city of Santee. From San Diego take I-8 east to hwy. 125 north. Take hwy 52 west and exit Mast Blvd. Go east to the lakes.


General Info:

    This is a 190 acre park that contains 7 lakes filled with recycled water. It is open year round, 8am to 6pm M-TH, 6am to 6 pm F-SUN. Entrance fees are $3 per car during the week and $5 on the weekends. Activities include fishing, camping and hiking. There are 300 Campsites and 10 Cabins (3 floating on the lake) Visit Santee Lakes web site for more information.

Other lakes in the area:
Miramar Lake
Jennings Lake
San Vicente Lake
Murray Lake


Boating Info:

    Rental boats and kayaks are available.


Fishing Info:

    The lakes are stocked year round with 13,000 lbs. of Trout Nov.-Mar. and 24,000 lbs. of Catfish Mar.-Oct. Fishing permits are $9 for adults and $6 for kids 15 and under. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.


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