Birding Outings: Santee Lakes with Palomar Audubon
Always a great birding spot, especially for photographers! Rating: Easy to Moderate (Flat paved walkways and grass) Accessible for people of all abilities.
From I-15 go east on Hwy 52. Exit at Mast Blvd. Continue east on Mast Blvd. to Fanita Parkway. Turn right and continue south to the entrance to Santee Lakes on your right. Car entry fee is $7. OR from Mast Blvd, turn left on Fanita Parkway, and continue north to Lake Canyon Dr. Turn right, park and walk in the open gate for FREE. Meet in the parking lot by the General Store between lakes 4 & 5.