Jaeger's Blog

To look at things is very different from seeing it – Oscar Wilde

Lake Murray, La Mesa

SONY DSLR-A700, f/6.3, 1/320 sec, ISO 200

An afternoon at Lake Murray in La Mesa – just 10 minutes away from our hotel

La Mesa is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. The population was 54,749 at the 2000 census. It was founded in 1869 and officially incorporated as a city on February 16, 1912.  Its official flower is the bougainvillea. At the beginning of each October, La Mesa holds their biggest event of the year, Oktoberfest.

Lake Murray is a reservoir in San Diego, California, operated by the City of San Diego’s Water Department. It is a part of Mission Trails Regional Park. At least 149 species of birds have been observed and recorded at Lake Murray. Among other species, the lake supports flocks of the endangered Tricolored Blackbird.

All posts

Leave the first comment