Santee is a small, suburban community that lies just east of central San Diego. Ideally situated near several freeways, Santee borders the Cleveland National Forest and the famous Cowles Mountain to the west. The mountain is a natural landmark and offers excellent views, as it is the highest point of the City of San Diego, and is popular with local hikers.
There are also a variety of recreational activities in Santee, including Mission Trails Regional Park and Santee Lakes Regional Park, both of which offer hiking, camping, and fishing. Another outdoor venue is the Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserve and Goodan Ranch, which offers over 5,000 acres of both natural and developed recreational areas.
The area is a fantastic place for seniors to live, and boasts a wide variety of senior-friendly activities; including monthly group Fitness Walks, breakfasts, Bingo, Bunco games, and more! There are a variety of mobile homes for sale in Santee’s senior-only communities.