Sweetwater Summit Regional Park


3218 Summit Meadow Road
Bonita, CA 91902

Hours: 9:30 a.m. - sunset, daily
Public vehicle access and restrooms open 9:30 a.m. to sunset.
No public vehicle access or restroom availability on December 25.
Pedestrian access available sunrise to sunset, daily.
Camping: 24 hours/day.

Park Phone: (619) 472-7572

Directions: From Interstate 805 South exit Bonita Rd (Exit 7C). Head east to San Miguel Road. Continue approximately 2 miles and turn left on Summit Meadow Road.

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Location Map


  • 112 Camp Sites
  • Covered Pavilion with Kitchen
  • 13-Station Exercise Course
  • Equestrian Camping Sites
  • Campground Amphitheater
  • 60-Foot Picnic Pavilion
  • 2000 Sq. Foot Community Room 
  • Fishing at Sweetwater Reservoir
  • Four 16-foot Picnic Pavilions

Visitors to this 500-acre regional park have quite a palette of activities to choose from. The Summit Site offers modern campsites – including some with corrals for equestrians who want to bring their horses and explore the miles of trails in the area.

Below the summit are hundreds of acres of stream side vegetation, grassland, and open areas that provide a variety of habitats for hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers.

Campers, trailers, motor homes, and tent camping are all options at the sites, all of which have water and electricity. Trailers as long as 45 feet will find plenty of room here. Hot showers are available for all campers.

One of the major attractions at the park is the pavilion. This covered structure and its kitchen facilities are especially suited for group campers.

An adjacent local park features a lawn area, tot lot, splash park and shaded picnic tables with panoramic views of the countryside.


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