Lake Morena County Park

Map of TRACK Trail through Lake Morena

Lake Morena County Park TRACK Trail is easy to moderate 1 mile -loop trail. The trail meanders through chaparral woodland.

Lake Morena consists of a wide variety of habitats, from open water to pine forest to dense chaparral.  It also has a diverse community of animals that include bald eagles, bobcats, wild turkeys and many migratory water fowl.

Lake Morena sits at an elevation 3,000 feet and lies within 3,250 acres of chaparral, oak woods, and grassland.  Along with the park’s natural attributes, the park features fishing, boating at Lake Morena Reservoir, various days-use picnic areas, hiking and camping, wilderness cabins, offering a little something for every outdoor enthusiast.   

Track an adventure here
Collectible sticker for Lake Morena

Location Details

Recreational Features: Mountain Bike Trails, Canoe / Kayak, Camping, Picnic Tables, Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Birding, Playground
Amenities: Restrooms, Lodging Cabins
ADA Compliant: Partial
Seasonality: Open all year
Chaparral, lake, and mountains
Kids in Parks Trailhead sign

Adventures for Lake Morena County Park

Birds of Lake Morena brochure
Hiking

Birds of Lake Morena County Park

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Birds of Lake Morena County Park brochure shows kids where to look for different birds along the trail. The brochure contains illustrations of some of the more common birds found in the park and information on how to identify them through various clues.
Animal Athletes brochure
Hiking

Lake Morena Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Nature's Relationships brochure
Hiking

Lake Morena Nature's Relationships

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
In the Nature's Relationships brochure you will discover how everything in nature is connected... even us. As you walk along the trail, the brochure will tell you a story about a few of the relationships that can be found. Many more relationships exist, so keep your eyes and heart open and you will discover many of nature's relationships - even yours.
Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Lake Morena Hide N Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.

Directions

2550 Lake Morena Drive
Campo, CA 91906
Latitude: 32.685244500000
Longitude: -116.521426300000

From San Diego: 46 miles east on Interstate 8 to Buckman Springs Road. Go south 7 miles to Oak Drive, then west 2 miles to Lake Morena Drive, straight to the park entrance.

Partners

The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.

The Lake Morena County Park TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership formed between Kids in Parks and the San Diego County Department of Parks and RecreationJimbo’s . . . Naturally! Natural Foods Grocer, and San Diego County Parks Society.