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Beautiful Lakes in San Diego, California

Ruchira Joshi
Host to 97 space campgrounds, this is your perfect camping spot where you may try your hands at fishing, boating, hiking. A perfect picnic destination, wildlife photographers may surely get great pictures.
Lake Jennings
A water supply entity formed in 1960, catches water from Colorado and California Aqueduct, it has water storage capacity of 6683 acre feet. Usually used for recreational activities, this is also a great fishing spot.
Miramar Reservoir
Filled with wilderness of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, this is just an hour's journey from San Diego. Bird watching, hiking, boating, and camping are the activities you can enjoy here.
Lake Cuyamaca
Home for trainers of rowing sports, this is an artificial lake formed in 1918. It has a storage capacity of 47066 acre feet.
Lower Otay Reservoir

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Known to be home of supposedly living lake monster "Hodgee", it was built in 1918 and bought by the city of San Diego in 1925.
Lake Hodges

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It has recreational activities like Canoes, row boating, Sailboarding, Kayaks, and so on. Unleash your stress in this scenic beauty.
Located in the heart of Mission Trails Regional Park, it has 149 species of birds. Give your thrill a new dimension by cycling, hiking, or running in this fun-filled lake. It has adventure sports like Kayaking stored in as well.
Lake Murray
A planned hiking getaway is a wise option, if you desire to climb to top. A route from Blue Sky reserve in Poway is a soothing journey for eyes as you will be enchanted with flowers. Best time is winters as summers are really hot here.
Lake Ramona
One of the few reservoirs that allows water skiing, wake boarding, and use of personal watercraft on specific days. Limited options like fishing can be done all year long. If you desire for a quiet holiday, this is a must go place.
El Capitan Reservoir
Located in Cuyamaca mountains, this was created in 1940. Till now, it is the largest reservoir having the storage capacity of 249,358 acre feet. Activities like boating, fishing, water skiing, and wake boarding are permitted.
San Vicente Reservoir