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Agua Caliente County Park

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Hiking and Camping

Felt isolated within the community of the campground ... nice trails ... if you need a break from... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Paulette S
San Diego, California
Desert campground

Agua Caliente is a campground in the desert. Although the address is "Julian", the campground is... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2014
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  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2018
“Hiking and Camping”
8 Jun 2015
“The Best Place”
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39555 Great South Stage Route of 1849, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Felt isolated within the community of the campground ... nice trails ... if you need a break from modern technology (internet, social media, etc ...) go there and re-learn the social skills with real people!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paulette S
Reviewed June 8, 2015

After 14 years of full-time RV travel, we’ve stayed at literally hundreds of campgrounds. This is one of the very best. It’s out of the way, that’s for sure. But if you’re looking for paradise, come here. You’ll find campsites for tents or RVs. If...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank artandroxanne
Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you like to be far from the city with fewer services, amazing Night sky, gorgeous desert wild flowers, hot springs and quiet, this is the place! winter is a great time to camp here.

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank philandliz
Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went with the family for a day trip in December 2014. We took a picnic lunch, spent the afternoon lounging by the pool which is fed by the hot sping. The hot mineral water gives relief to sore muscles and joints, can improve circulation and...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank eegrmom
Reviewed November 28, 2014

Agua Caliente is a campground in the desert. Although the address is "Julian", the campground is quite far away from the town of Julian. In November it is hot during the day and very cold at night. You will see the most beautiful sky, full...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank coconuthulapie
Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I wanted to get out of town for a night, and Agua Caliente had a spot left. First of all, I did not realize how far from the main part of Julian it actually was. Its about 40-45 minutes away, and deep...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Becky K
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Agua is a great little getaway in the higher desert sheltered by surrounding mountains. Nice camping spot, clean showers and pools. My husband and I come down from a near by mountain community in the winter time to warm up in the hot mineral pool...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank tenkrun
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Land here, take a hike! Enjoy the hot springs, the desert and the general store. You can do so much in this region its really great. Only 15 minutes by light aircraft from san diego.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank SonicSpringBok
Reviewed June 5, 2013

We read there was a stream following most of the Azeala Glen trail but there wasn't. Bring water. It was hot and dusty. The views are nice BUT beware - there is still a lot of evidence of the big fire that swept through the...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank CyndiMom
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