El Capitan Lake

San Diego County - California
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Frequently Asked Questions About El Capitan Lake, CA

How big is El Capitan Lake?
El Capitan Lake is approximately 1,479 sq acres (6.0 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in El Capitan Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Channel Catfish and Panfish in El Capitan Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Bass.

Are there places to stay in the El Capitan Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! El Capitan Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there boat launches on El Capitan Lake?
We know of 1 public boat launch on El Capitan Lake. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near El Capitan Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the El Capitan Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for El Capitan Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at El Capitan Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 93°F (34°C) to a low around 62°F (17°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near El Capitan Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of El Capitan Lake.

For more California State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around El Capitan Lake...
Lake Jennings 7.1 mi 131
Palo Verde Lake 7.4 mi 37
San Vicente Reservoir 8.0 mi 1,088
Loveland Reservoir 8.4 mi 368
Lindo Lake 8.6 mi 24
Lake Cuyamaca 12.9 mi 102
Santee Recreational Lakes 13.6 mi 53
Lake Sutherland 13.9 mi 556
Grassmont Reservoir 14.7 mi 10
Lake Poway 14.9 mi 53
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