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This is a well-maintained county park with large oak threes, extensive lawn areas, shade... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Cary L
San Diego, California
Awesome Views and NIce Park - El Monte Community Park, Lakeside, Ca

We enjoyed a couple of hours on a nice summer day at El Monte County Park. It is a good place for... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Fremont, California
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“ridge line”(2 reviews)
“trailhead”(2 reviews)
“picnic”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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15805 El Monte Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-2601
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is a well-maintained county park with large oak threes, extensive lawn areas, shade structures, clean restrooms and helpful rangers. Great place for a group or family picnic or party. Surprisingly uncrowded, maybe because it is a little distance from urban centers, but actually less...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We enjoyed a couple of hours on a nice summer day at El Monte County Park. It is a good place for a picnic. There is a nice playground There are places to hike. We also like the panoramic views=

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great location for almost any gathering. Just be aware that they charge 3 dollars to park in the park. Also, make sure you have plenty of gas as there are no stations anywhere nearby.

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Reviewed March 11, 2017

Some friends and I wanted to hike down the trail into this park from up in the blossom valley area. I said I would see If there was parking available near the bottom of the trail. I drove into the park and noticed the three...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

Here is where you start your great Flume trail hike up to the ridge line above between here and Interstate 8! Bring bag lunch or picnic stuff and totally enjoy the park...tell them @WalkwithhimFcbk sent you.

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I've been coming here since I was a kid and enjoyed myself every time I've been there. It is nestled out in the country and has some of the most wonderful oak trees you can imagine that provide great shade. I fyou want a place...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is Lakeside's little secret! As, a child our family used it for picnics a lot. We went during the week recently and their wasn't a single person in the park. It's a great park to bring family with out the crowds. I would love...More

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