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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

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super interesting area - well maintained trails

We have been visiting here to have one peak trail done. Due to super hot conditions we gave up on... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Wurselen, Germany
Very NIce State Park - Visited Historic Stone Wall Mine Site - Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, Descanso

We went to Cuyamaca Rancho Stae Park, This is a very nice park for people who use it for day use or... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Fremont, California
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This park's beautiful pine and oak forests, meadows and streams are unusual in this part of the country.
12551 Highway 79, Descanso, CA 91916-9731
+1 760-765-0755
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have been visiting here to have one peak trail done. Due to super hot conditions we gave up on the Cuyamaka Peak but headed for the Stonewall Peak instead. That was a very good decision. We did up and down in less than 2h....More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We went to Cuyamaca Rancho Stae Park, This is a very nice park for people who use it for day use or camp there. Its also good for equestrians and their horses. This time we visited the mine and small museum in the park. It...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We take our kids here every year. Great location, not overcrowded, and only a couple hours away. Once you set up camp, lots of hiking and activity options. Clean restrooms too. And pay showers!!

Thank cmingstad
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Tranquel and serene place to visit and stay the night. Also has great apple pie at the lodge. See the sunrise from north peak and cabin rentals

Thank SanDiegoDownSyndrome
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Los Vaqueros group camp. Clean, nice facilities, and beautiful riding. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed August 19, 2017

You can easily spend a day here, if not a few. There is so much to see. We stuck to the trails and hiked all around for a few hours, and only hunger and a lack of planning cut our trip shorter than we would...More

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We came here to hike with our dog. No dogs anywhere in this state park, horses and anything else but no dogs period, disgraceful

3  Thank Alan and Pat P
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Part of me does not want to do this review because I want this cabin all to myself. We stayed in the Cedar cabin, which is fully handicap accessible. Inside the cabin is sleeping for 5 on the bunk beds built into the wall. There...More

3  Thank Shawnna R
Reviewed July 6, 2017

We take our horses here for a week of camping in the fall and spring for the last 8 years. We love the trails here. Multiple choices in many directions and distance. Helps if horses are shod or wearing boots as you will encounter rocks...More

Thank suerider2017
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Distance round trip: ~ 6 miles Time: ~ 3 hours Difficulty: Easy. Paved trail. Constant incline. Not a lot of shade. We took the paved emergency vehicle trail up to the top of Cuyamaca Peak. It's the only trail that allows puppies, so it was...More

1  Thank Cecilia S
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July 13, 2017|
Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
Everybody hesitates to say "yes" only because there is the specification imposed. Practically I cannot see how 1/2' 15 cm would make a difference or be noticable. Try.