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Lake Cuyamaca

15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
+1 760-765-0515
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Am I in Wyoming?

Took a short ride out to the Lake. If you are staying in Julian, you have to visit the area around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles
Lake Cuyamaca

Cute little place to spend a few hours. Breakfast at the lake restaurant was good and below were... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Situated at an elevation of 4,600 feet, this small 110-acre lake is surrounded by Cuyamaca Rancho State Park that is mostly wilderness.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
+1 760-765-0515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a short ride out to the Lake. If you are staying in Julian, you have to visit the area around Stonewall mine and the Lake area. Can't say much about the lake because we didn't stop but the land around it, really is like...More

Thank Tdiddy2
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Cute little place to spend a few hours. Breakfast at the lake restaurant was good and below were the views while eating on the outside covered deck. Nice place to visit before headed back to Vegas.

Thank vegasgal12014
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to hike a lot and fish . We didn't have much time so only went hiking. Bring water on Hikes.

Thank Jacki F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Four Seasons Lake House was a great place to stay. Beautiful views, spacious, well appointed - even an indoor "shuffleboard/bowling" game table! Nice trails and restaurants nearby (especially Jeremy's in Wynola), and Julian has fun shops. Loved the record store! The only disappointment was...More

Thank sjmilleraz
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Got there and it was Completely Fogged In and couldn't see a thing SO MAKE SURE THAT THE WEATHER IS GOING TO BE SUNNY before driving all that way.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The lake is so full, it filled up 3 sections this year. It was so pretty and blue, wondeful to see it this way. Everything is so green. Many enjoying fishing in therir little boats.

Thank GetAwayGma
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Picturesque lake - we drove along its coast. Cuyamaca Dam is of interest. Stop at Stonewall Mine. We also climbed nearby Stonewall peak for a great aerial view of the lake.

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We are from the country but were visiting our son and family. We do not enjoy the crowded city life. So when we took a day trip to Lake Cuyamaca and Julian I felt I could breathe! No crowds, wide open spaces and wild life....More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Not exactly worth getting out of your way, is not a very pretty lake. There is a restaurant which is nice =, unfortunately we had eaten in Julian. Hope we hadn't because the food was sickening.

1  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I went to Lake Cuyamaca with my wife today and enjoyed the views all around the lake. With the increased rains in the San Diego area this year, Lake Cuyamaca had about 2 to 3 times the water in the lake that it used to...More

Thank grandslamhomer
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24 May 2017|
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Response from KQDeeKQ | Reviewed this property |
$10.00 to park and picnic tables and some BBQ'S , Trees and maybe bugs. Earybirds do have better spots. Pay at the shop next to the restaurant @ 15027 HWY 79. Check out KQ Ranch on the internet. She if they have free 3 day... More
19 June 2016|
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Response from Bernadette G | Reviewed this property |
I saw people riding horses on a separate trail near the lake. I saw no stables at the fishing marina that controls access to the trail around the lake.
21 January 2015|
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Response from chuladeb | Reviewed this property |
If you can, click on the link below and it will give you the phone numbers to call to make reservations. Go on your computer and search Lake Cuyamaca Camping Reservations. Click on "Camping" and it will give you the... More