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Julian

Lake Cuyamaca

Opens in 14 min: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Go to the restaurant to enjoy the view

Our friend had called ahead to see if they had vegan food and was assured they did. This is not... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2019
worldtravelor1757
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La Mesa, California
Good place for some quiet time

Went here with a few friends to just get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It's perfect... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2019
thpanicroom
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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.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
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15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
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+1 760-765-0515
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Lake Cuyamaca is surrounded by miles of trails that inter connect with many trails within Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. The trails are well kept and well marked and seldom used. The area around the lake itself has some of the prettiest and easiest hiking as it is relatively flat.
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My husband and I have always enjoyed fishing the lake. So beautiful peaceful. Even if we don’t catch anything 😂
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Our friend had called ahead to see if they had vegan food and was assured they did. This is not completely true, but with some adjusting of a sandwich on the menu we created something we could enjoy. I did appreciate that the cook knew what vegan is and provided beans on the
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Went here with a few friends to just get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. It's perfect place for drowning in your thoughts (lol) and appreciating the quiet.
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We were in Julian for weekend so stopped by the lake in morning. rented fishing gear. The lady at the fishing and tackle shop was very friendly and gave us tips while renting the fishing rods. As most people have mentioned here, i also came across the older guy in white official
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