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Close to Nature, Close to Town

You'll be surprised by this close-to-the-city reservoir surrounded by a paved road on level ground... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Thomas F
San Diego, California
Peace and Beauty Combine

Walking this 5 mile walk that offers multiple and continuously changing perspectives of habitat... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
San Diego, California
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This lake is very popular for bicycling, jogging, walking, rollerblading, and picnicking.
10710 Scripps Lake Dr, San Diego, CA 92131-1237
+1 619-465-3474
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Reviewed 21 May 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

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 28 October 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

Thank Breple
Reviewed 22 August 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

1  Thank Nina S
Reviewed 15 June 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

2  Thank Maurizio T
Reviewed 14 March 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

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 4 March 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

Thank CCandMAD
Reviewed 25 December 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

Thank CubaLibreOnCoke
Reviewed 20 December 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

1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

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

Thank Kent R
Reviewed 27 August 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...More

Thank Aaqarsh
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