Hiking and Outdoors

Hiking and Outdoors


The town of Julian is surrounded by beautiful state parks, a national forest, and natural wilderness areas. Because Julian experiences more extreme temperatures and greater precipitation than much of Southern California, its climate is worlds different than the city of San Diego even though it’s only an hour away. Click on the following links to see the natural wonder that the Julian area has to offer.


Hiking Trails in Julian


Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve

1209 Farmer Road at Wynola Road
Julian, CA

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

13652 Highway 79
Julian CA

Anza Borrego Desert State Park

200 Palm Canyon Dr
Borrego Springs CA

Santa Ysabel Nature Center

22135 Highway 79
Santa Ysabel CA

William Heise Park

4945 Heise Park Road
Julian CA