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Chollas Lake Park

Chollas Lake Fishing Derby

We would like to invite you to the Chollas Lake Annual Fishing Derby. Participants will be able to go through the learning stations provided by the California Fish & Wildlife Department. Learn how to use a fishing pole, tie knots, hook your bait, and cast a line to fish. Free refreshments, crafts, contests, and prizes.

Register online and complete your liability form before you come to Chollas Lake to save time. This program is FREE and available to all children 15 years old and younger.

PDF icon Chollas Lake Fishing Derby

6350 College Grove Drive

Saturday, June 9, 2018

8:00 A.M. thru 1:00 P.M.

15 years old and under


Chollas Lake is a great place to get some exercise, there is a loop around the lake that is great for walking or running, as well as a basketball court. Check out our PDF icon Program Guide for a map and more information.


History of the Center

As a reservoir built in 1901, Chollas Lake helped serve early San Diego's water supply. In 1966 it was turned over to the Park & Recreation Department, and was designated a youth fishing lake (for children ages 15 and under only) in 1971.

Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 805 take the state Route 94 freeway east and exit on Broadway/College Avenue. Turn right on College Avenue and then left on College Grove Drive. The entrance is on the right, just past College Grove Way.

The park is accessible by bus via SDMTS Routes 5, 856, 916 and 936.


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