Mount Helix was named after a snail in the area, the Helix aspersa.  Mount Helix is known as the “Crown Jewel” of San Diego East County.
Mt. Helix Park, which was built in 1925, as a memorial for Mary Yawkey, brings many visits today for soul searching and spiritual uplifting as it did for Mary.
Being one of San Diego County’s most recognized landmarks; Mt. Helix Park offers beautiful, panoramic views. Mt. Helix Park can even become an unforgettable venue for some of your special events, weddings, picnics, you name it. There are often plays and concerts held here as well.
There is limited parking at the top of the hill and additional parking in the fields at the corner of Mt. Helix Drive and Vivera.  Feel free to use the lots when enjoying the Park.
Many of the homes sit high to enjoy the spectacular views. The homes in the area are all one of a kind, from state of the art construction to quaint cabins. It is truly a custom area.
The schools rank in the top 10 percent in the state. These are the links for the schools in the immediate surrounding areas.

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