El Cajon, CA Trails and Parks

El Cajon has 5 trails in the vicinity, including 3 for fly-fishing and 1 for walking. These trails range from 3.5 to 4 miles in length. The most popular trails are Otay Sweetwater Refuge, Crestridge Ecological Reserve Trail and Upper Otay Reservoir. Trails.com member Merry recently completed Crestridge Ecological Reserve Trail.
  • Crestridge Ecological Reserve TrailView Trail Details

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    El Cajon, CA

    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Just weeks after the Cedar Fire, shiny red and green leaves were unfolding from the root crowns of laurel sumac shrubs. Wild cucumber vines raced ...

  • Otay Sweetwater RefugeView Trail Details

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    El Cajon, CA

    • Walking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    With 5600 acres of grasslands, chaparral-covered hills, and shady streamsides, this part of the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge complex is ...

  • Upper Otay ReservoirView Trail Details

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    El Cajon, CA

    • Fly-Fishing  
    •  Guide

    Upper Otay Reservoir was chosen as the original site in the western United States to receive Florida largemouth bass and has since become the ...

  • Murray ReservoirView Trail Details

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    El Cajon, CA

    • Fly-Fishing  
    •  Guide

    Murray Reservoir offers year-round, world-class bass and wonderful winter trout fly fishing for anglers short on time. Located just ten miles ...

  • Lake JenningsView Trail Details

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    El Cajon, CA

    • Fly-Fishing  
    •  Guide

    Lake Jennings County Park offers the city-bound angler the opportunity to fly fish for stocked trout, bass, and bluegill in a country setting. ...