Helix’s Lake Jennings was voted Best Fishing and Best Camping in the East County Californian’s Best of East County Readers Poll 2016.

The weekly newspaper conducts the poll each year with its readers —  71,000 East County residents – and released the results this month. Lake Jennings was voted top fishing and camping destination last year, as well. “I’d like to repeat this every year,” said Kira Haley, Helix’s Lake Recreation Manager.

“We’ve been working hard to improve the whole experience that you have when you come to Lake Jennings,” said Haley. “The East County Californian’s Readers Poll tells me we’re focusing on the right things and making a difference. And it’s nice to be appreciated.”

Lake Jennings was also recognized this month by the East County Chamber of Commerce. The organization recognized Helix with a Business of the Year Award in the entertainment and recreation category for the district’s operation of Lake Jennings.  The chamber recognizes businesses for their accomplishments and for the tremendous and lasting impact they’ve made on our community.

Lake Jennings is known as one of the most scenic parks in all of San Diego County. It is a welcoming recreation destination located in Lakeside, California offering fishing, camping, hiking and picnicking activities.  If you have not visited the lake to experience all it has to offer, grab your fishing pole, tent, a camera and your hiking boots and come visit the lake today!