Kumeyaay Lake Campground

Mission Trails Regional Park
San Diego


Lake Murray - Mission Trails Park



Kumeyaay Lake Campground, Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego County, CA

Kumeyaay Lake Campground

Mission Trails Regional Park
Attractions and Activities

Campers at Kumeyaay Lake Campground have all of Mission Trails Regional Park to explore as well as the surrounding area.


Key Kumeyaay Lake Campground Regulations

  1. Fires may only be lit in designated fire rings, using only charcoal, wood, or paper. To prevent the spread of invasive pests, firewood must be purchases at the campground ($5 per bundle).
  2. Generators may be operated between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM in sites #35 - 42 and #44 only between September 16 and March 14. No generator use is allowed other times of the year.
  3. Quiet Hours extend from 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.
  4. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times. Cats must be kept in a cage, tent or vehicle at all times.
  5. Alcoholic Beverages and Glass Containers are not permitted in the campground or the park.

Kumeyaay Lake Campground

Kumeyaay Lake Campground is part of Mission Trails Regional Park, 12 miles northeast of San Diego. The campground, operated by the City of San Diego, is only available for camping on Friday and Saturday nights. Visitors to the 7,220-acre park enjoy boating and fishing at Lake Murray, hiking the miles of scenic trails, bicycling, and horseback riding. The Visitor and Interpretive Center is well worth a stop.

Kumeyaay Lake Campground has 46 campsites which may be reserved. Campers are limited to 2 tents per site. Eighteen campsites are designated for tents only. Others are available for RVs, trailers, and tents. The south side of the campground gets some traffic noise. Trees provide partial shade.

Campground Basics
Kumeyaay Lake Campground Location: Two Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego
Elevation: 290 feet
Mileage/Driving Time: 12 miles from San Diego - 18 minutes
Number of Campsites: 46
Open - Closed: Open year-round, only on Friday and Saturday nights
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 per site, extra vehicles $4 per night if space permits at campsite
Pets: On leash, always attended, $1 per night
Kumeyaay Lake Campground Information: (619) 668-2748

Reservations for Kumeyaay Lake Campground
Reservations available: Up to 6 months in advance
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 43 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: #1, 3, and 5 (other sites may also be suitable);
accessible restrooms and showers
Reservations: Kumeyaay Lake Campground Reservations
For registration guidance, see their How to Book a Campsite link.
Fees: $24 per night
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Kumeyaay Lake Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire and cooking square; no hook-ups
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Showers: Yes
Dump station: No
Campground map: Kumeyaay Lake Campground Map
Attractions near Kumeyaay Lake Campground: Hike down to visit the Old Mission Dam. Hike along the ½-mile Kumeyaay Nature Trail. Enjoy other trails in the area for hiking, jogging, cycling, and horseback riding. Spend time at the Visitor Center. Take the 5-Peak Challenge - hike to the summit of 5 park peaks. Fish and boat at Lake Murray.

Kumeyaay Lake Campground, Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego County, CA

Kumeyaay Lake Campground

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite. Some sites may not permit backing into them.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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