Julian is an historic gold mining town located approximately an hour east of San Diego. It is the premier mountain retreat in the county and is unique in that it has four seasons. Spring brings the blossoming of many flowers including daffodils, summer is perfect for hiking and star gazing, fall is famous for our apples and fall colors, and winter brings snowfalls and bright, crisp, “Christmassy” days. Although famous for apples and our superb apple pie one can enjoy all year round, Julian has become the center for visitors who wish to stay in the mountains but take day trips to the nearby casinos, the Anza Borrego Desert State Park and the coast. It has always been the B&B capital of Southern California, known for its romantic atmosphere, but is now fast becoming a great destination for families, hikers, weddings and corporate retreats. Specialty shops line our streets, our attractions are unique, ranging from wineries to wolves. From the old time melodrama to the Grape Stomp Festa, Julian events are great for couples, families and groups.
Climate & Weather
At 4,235 feet, Julian’s high elevation provides clean air, blue skies and four distinct seasons. Spring is generally mild and wild flowers decorate the back country in and around Julian while a profusion of daffodils is evident throughout the town site. Average summer temperatures fall in the 80s with occasional summer rains in July and August. The first cold spell of fall prompts a blanket of color as the trees prepare for a winter of gentle snowfalls. Sledding and snowball fun in the surrounding mountains add to the season’s activities.
Cuyamaca Water District
(760) 765-1202 / P.O. Box 609, Julian 92036
Julian Community Services District (Water)
(760) 765-0483 / 2656 Farmer Road, Julian 92036
Majestic Pines Community Service District (Water): (760) 765-0532
Pine Hills Mutual Water Company
(760) 765-1243 / P.O. Box 725, Julian 92036
Wynola Water District: (760) 765-1746
San Diego Gas & Electric: (800) 411-7343
Cable U.S.A.: (800) 300-6989
Experience another side of Julian—guided horseback trail rides takes you to
views of Volcan Mountain and the peaks of Cuyamaca. Located 1.5 miles from
the town site of Julian. Reservations are required, weather permitting.
P.O. Box 881, Julian, CA 92036 / (760) 765-1598
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.julianactive.com
Laguna Mountain Volunteer Association
LMVA enhances the outdoor experience of visitors to the Laguna Mountain
Recreation Area through volunteer activities including trail maintenance and
patrols, guided hikes and naturalist programs.
(619)445-6235 / email@example.com / www.lmva.org
Lake Cuyamaca Recreation & Park District
Family fishing lake with camping. Picnicking, boating, hiking, nature walks and
cabins. Terrific wildlife watching. Free fishing class every Saturday. Cabins with
(877) 581-9904 / 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.lakecuyamaca.org
Volcan Mountain Foundation
Preserve is home to wildlife, spring wild
flowers, several species of oak and pine.
Guided walks on weekends. Trailhead: off Farmer Road, north of Julian; take
Farmer Road to Wynola Road, turn right 100 yards, turn left on Farmer Road;
enter trail through stone gates.
(760) 765-2300 / 2015 Main Street, Ste C, P.O. Box 1625, Julian, CA 92036
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