Chambers Park, Lake Cuyamaca Parks & Recreation
EASY 3.5 mile round-trip family friendly walk. Enter at Chambers Park sign and walk across the dike to the tall pines on Fletcher Island. Picnic tables surround the lake. Dogs-on-leash are welcome. Parking fee.
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Dogs are allowed at some sections. Pets are allowed on the campgrounds, picnic areas, paved roads, and Cuyamaca Peak Fire Road, but can’t go on the trails.
Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve
8:00AM to sunset (weather permitting). On Farmers Rd, 1 mile N. of Volcan Mountain trailhead.
11 miles of multi-use trails. We have a trail map for this area; ask in the Chamber office. Dogs on a leash are permitted
North of town. Take Main Street, which becomes Farmers Road. When you come to the four-way intersection turn right. Take the next left. Volcan Mountain Preserve is on your right. No Rangers, and no fee. 3-mile (to mid-summit) round trip trail leads from the gateway to a ridge overlooking Julian. Dogs on a leash are permitted
William Heise County Park
Interpretive trails within the County Park. Between Wynola and Julian on Highway 78/79. Take Pine Hills Road to Frisus Road. Left on Frisus. Trail information available at Ranger Kiosk. Inquire about a trail to a lookout where the desert and ocean can be seen on a clear day. Fee for Parking. Pets are permitted if they are properly restrained and under the control of the owner. Dogs must be licensed, restrained on a leash no longer than six feet, and attended at all times. Pets are not allowed in or around the cabin area.