Oakoasis Preserve


12620 Wildcat Canyon Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040

Hours: 8 a.m. - sunset, daily.
Pedestrian access available sunrise to sunset daily.
No public vehicle access or restroom availability on December 25.

Phone number: (619) 561-0580

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  • Approximately 397 Acres
  • Chaparral and Manzanita
  • Sweeping Views of Mountains
  • Cabin Camping (Youth groups only)


This preserve boasts 397 acres of chaparral and woodlands ideal for hikers. Trails are well marked as part of the future projected Trans-County Trail system which will ultimately go all the way from the Torrey Pines State Reserve to the Anza-Borrego Desert. The preserve features acres of woods, hills, multi-use trails, and views.

An overnight camp site is available to youth groups only. The site includes a covered pavilion tent camp sites, beautiful views, and an optional cabin that is available for an additional charge. For additional information call the park office at (858) 565-3600.

Dogs on leash and horses are welcome.


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