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  Gold Mine & Gold Panning    Gold Mine & Train Ride
Hiking   Historic Skits    Historic Sites    History Hunt  
Horseback Riding     Indian Mission   Lodging   Music Old Time Photos   Picnics     Pioneer Museum Shopping  Sky Sailing     Star Gazing   Theatre  Tourmaline Mine
Wine Tasting     Wolf Center

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Lake Cuyamaca Recreation & Park District
Family fishing lake with camping.  Picnicking, boating, hiking, nature walks and cabins.  Terrific wildlife watching.  Free fishing class every Saturday.  Cabins with lake view.
(877) 581-9904
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA  92036


Gold Mine & Gold Panning

Eagle And High Peak Mine
Tour one 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.  Call for hours of operation.
(760) 765-0036
End of C Street, P.O. Box 624, Julian, CA 92036

Julian Mining Company
Discover gold & minerals using gold pans, sluice box and 'rockers.'  Hayrides, U-Press cider, gift shop, raspberry picking & pumpkin patch in fall.
(951) 313-0166

Gold Mine & Train Ride

Smith Ranch
Enjoy a 1-mile train ride, explore the Authentic Smith Ranch 1870 "gold rush" mine and pan for gold!  Please phone ahead for available seating and reservations.
(760) 765-2288


Historic Skits

Julian Doves & Desperados
Julian's own reenactment group.  See them in town on Sundays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Skits (weather permitting) at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. at their stage area between Cabbages & Kings and the Julian Market & Deli.
(760) 765-1857 (ask for Krisie)

Julian Doves & Desperados

Horseback Riding

A Julian Stables
Experience the most scenic side of Julian from the area's "original trail riding stables."  Unparalleled views.  Thousands of satisfied customers.  Reservations required.
(760) 765-1598
P.O. Box 881, Julian, CA 92036

Integrity Stables
Integrity Stables, owned and operated by Jennifer Smith, has been bringing the joy, love and adventurous spirit to horse lovers of all ages, with riding instruction, day camps, private training, horse field trips and horse shows to the public since 1995.  They offer the absolute BEST in safe and fun horseback adventures to first time riders through those with serious competition goals.  We offer well trained horses for lessons, trails and for lease.  Sorry, no groups larger than four until Spring.
(760) 484-2929 / (760) 765-1662
P.O. Box 1841, Julian, CA  92036

SD Horse Riding Center
SD Horse Riding Center is your community riding center. A 501C3 charity, the SD Riding Center is here to offer the finest in guided: scenic trail rides, pony rides, group rides and special events. Enjoy amazing 360° views, peace and tranquility, while riding on one of our gentle well trained horses. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
(760) 519-6079
2323 Farmer Road, P.O. Box 245, Julian, CA  92036

Indian Mission

Santa Ysabel Indian Mission & Padre Gift Shop
Museum, religious articles & everyday gifts and collectibles.
(760) 765-0810
23013 Highway 79, P.O. Box 129, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070


Wynola Farms Marketplace/Music at the Marketplace
A rustic former apple cider house that currently features 8 unique shops and a coffee house, 3 different tasting rooms (local wine, beer & hard cider), antiques, local art and the family friendly "Music at the Marketplace" every Sunday featuring LIVE MUSIC from local musicians on the scenic back patio + BBQ.  Plenty of free parking (including tour buses and RV's).
(760) 885-8364.
4470 Highway 78, P.O. Box 69, Julian, CA 92036

Old Time Photos

Old Time Photos by Larry
Old time costume photography in sepia tone.  Over 20 years experience.  Specialize in all areas.  Appointments Only!
(760) 504-2822
P.O. Box 1393, Julian, CA 92036

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Pioneer Museum

Julian Pioneer Museum
The museum is housed in an old stone building that was once the Mayerhofer Brewery & Treshil Blacksmith Shop.  Located one block from the Town Hall. Nicknamed, “Julian’s Little Attic” the museum is a treasure chest of artifacts from our not-too-distant past.
(760) 765-0227
2811 Washington St., P.O. Box 511, Julian, CA 92036

Sky Sailing

Sky Sailing At Warner Springs
Bret and Karen Willat
(760) 782-0404
31930 Highway 79
Warner Springs, CA 92086

Star Gazing

Observer's Inn/Observatory/Gifts
Open Monday-Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Julian's crystal clear mountain air is a perfect setting for this unique 1 hour tour of the night sky.  View the planets, galaxies, star clusters and the moon through large research grade telescopes.  An experienced astronomer leads you through this visual delight. $25 per person/up to 10 people per session; advance reservations required (no credit cards accepted.)
(760) 765-0088
3535 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036

Observer's Inn/Solar Tours
Open Monday-Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, Sunday until noon.
View our closest star, the sun, safely through our observatory telescopes.  The 1 hour tour includes a brief discussion about the sun's mechanics and then a chance to examine sunspots, huge prominences jetting into space, granulation and the sun's colorful spectrum.  Educational and fun. $20 per person; Advance reservations required (no credit cards accepted.)
(760) 765-0088
3535 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036


Old Time Melodrama
Join us in celebrating Julian Apple Days with the Old Time Melodrama.  Performances are on the weekends in the month of October in the Julian Town Hall, come cheer the hero and boo the villain.  All proceeds benefit our community scholarships.  See you there.
(760) 765-1598

Out of the Box Players
We are a community theatre committed to maintaining high quality, affordable, live theatre.  We have both adult and youth productions.
(760) 789-0856

Tourmaline Mine

Wolf Center

California 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

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P.O. Box 1866, 2129 Main Street, Julian, CA  92036
(760) 765-1857