Things Your Kids Will Love in Julian

wolf center webcan headCalifornia Wolf Center

Programs include an educational presentation and guided observation of resident wolves. Tours run an hour and a half and are by appointment only.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
(760) 765-0030
P.O. Box 1389, Julian, CA 92036

Eagle Mining Co., The

Tour Eagle and High Peak Mines, two of Julian’s original gold mines. Guides lead you through the intricate path of tunnels in the hard rock mine and share tales of the life of early residents of Julian. Open: 10 am to 4 pm
(Maybe later on weekends.)
(760) 765-0036
End of C Street
P.O. Box 624, Julian, CA 92036

Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures
We are a family owned and operated hands-on activity based business that focuses on historical education, outdoor adventuring, agritourism, music, art, and FUN! Activity stations include Archery, Tomahawk Throwing, Slingshot Paintball Range, Petting Zoo, Candle Dipping, Gold Rush Station, Hayrides, Hoedowns, Guided Overnight Camping, and so much more! These activities are offered as part of a private group tour, as well as on an individual basis to the public. Field trips welcome!

4425 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070
Instagram: @fortcrossadventures

jess-martin--park-julian photo of signJess Martin County Park

2955 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
(858) 694-3030

Hours: Sunrise – sunset, daily

This 9-acre community park offers the families of Julian a number of recreational opportunities, from picnics to skateboarding. Come unwind, and carve out some boarding time at the skate park.

Whether you want to get your game on at the ball fields, bring the little ones for the playground, or get your heart rate up on the community exercise path—there’s something for everyone at Jess Martin Park.

NOTE: Alcoholic drinks are not allowed in the skate park area.


  • Playground
  • Exercise path
  • Skate park
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ball fields
  • Restrooms

julian farm and orchard logoJulian Farm and Orchard
4381 Julian Hwy

As an agritourism destination, we offer a hands-on experience that is fun for all ages. Our guests experience a working farm without all the work.

  • Julian Farm and Orchard is open to the public seasonally 10 am to 4 pm Friday-Saturday-Sunday for U-pick offerings and farm activities!
  • Join us in the Spring for U-Pick Daffodils (usually late February through early April)
  • Join us in June, July, and August for U-Pick Strawberries and Raspberries.
  • At Julian Farm and Orchard, U-Pick apples are only available by reservation via apple tours. When in season (usually late August through October),
  • Join us in September and October for our giant pumpkin patch.
  • Join us in November and December for synthetic Ice-Skating on the Farm (reservations required).
  • All U-pick crops are subject to daily availability. We can never guarantee availability. Follow us on social media for all updates!

Our farm activities include our petting zoo, tractor-pulled hayrides, axe throwing, rock-climbing wall, and more fun activities for families enjoying a wonderful time in the mountains of Julian!

Visit our gift shop with many locally crafted items.
We have plenty of free parking.
We are in the Wynola neighborhood of Julian at 4381 Julian Hwy, 3 miles west of historic Julian.
Julian Farm and Orchard is a great place for a field trip and event.
Follow us on social media such as Instagram, Tiktok, Facebook, Google, and of course on the Julian Chamber website for seasonal updates.

Julian History Hunt

Pick up a free map at Town Hall and follow the self-guided History Walk to explore the historic buildings and markers throughout town. Return the filled-out questionnaire for a Julian souvenir.

Julian Mining Company
Pan for real gold, sluice & screen gemstones and fossils, visit the farm animals, shop the company store, see antique mining equipment, bottle house and small railroad, throw tomahawks and more.
For hours please see Julian Mining Co.
(951) 313-0166

Julian Station

We Feature a BACK PATIO and the Arcade, Pool Table, Air Hockey, Vintage Mechanical Kids Rides (Car, Dolphin, Harley, Zebra and Horse) and Young Kids Play Area.

The Station is open Friday through Sunday from 12-6 and Music at Julian Station takes place every Sunday from
1-4 pm.

4470 Julian Rd. (Hwy. 78)
in Julian, California in the pastoral Wynola Valley 3 miles West of Main Street

Lake Cuyamaca Recreation & Park District
Open 7 days a week from 6 am until sunset.
Fishing permits: $8 for adults, $4.00 for kids (8-15) You will need a CA State Fishing License if you are 16 years of age or older.
Motor boat rentals: $50 all day, $30 after 1pm, Rowboats- $20 all day – $17.50 after 1pm
(760) 765-0515 (877) 581-9904
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036
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Oasis Camel Dairy

VISIT: Tours, camel rides and events. Located between Ramona and Julian on Highway 78.

PRODUCTS: Hand-crafted camel milk soap, lotions and camel milk chocolate.

(760) 787-0983
26757 Old Julian Highway, Ramona, CA 92065

San Diego County Library in Julian

The Julian Branch Library features many events and activities for the entire family. Music on the Mountain, monthly. Check out the library calendar for all the details.

1850 Highway 78
Julian, CA 92036
(760) 765-0370

Fun Shops Your Kids Will Love!

The Warm Hearth of Julian
Games set up to enjoy

2125 Main St.

Julian Candy Basket logoThe Julian Candy Basket
2000 Main Street

Miner’s Diner  Candy Mine
(760) 765-3753
2134 Main Street
P.O. Box 2110,
Julian, CA 92036