Walker Preserve Trail

Hiking & Trails

in Santee, California

The City of Santee is a destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts with its abundance of outdoor recreation facilities like Walker Preserve and other City parks and proximity to Mission Trails.

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Mission Trails Regional Park

Mission Trails Regonal Park spans 8,000 acres of both natural and developed recreational areas and is located west of Santee.

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San Diego River

The San Diego River and its watershed spans 434 miles and flows from the Cuyamaca Mountains through San Diego County before ending at the Pacific Ocean. The San Diego river is home to many native species of flora and fauna. Many of the City of Santee's trails follow the San Diego River and the river is a major asset of the community.

The City of Santee works to preserve the San Diego River in partnership with the San Diego River Park Foundation. 

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Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserve/ Goodan Ranch

Hike and bike along miles of trails within 2,200 acres of hills nestled between the cities of Santee and Poway. Stop by the visitor center and ranger office in the canyon, a one-mile walk from the staging area. Free programs offered yearround by SD Parks. Accommodations made for those with disabilities.

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The Stowe Trail is approximately 4 miles long and parallels the eastern border of MCAS Miramar and Goodan Ranch. It is marked with appropriate signs to facilitate access to the trail by members of the community who have obtained a valid permit. The trail is accessible from Santee at the intersection of Fanita Parkway and Ganely Road.

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