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Hiking within the Julian Area

Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve ~ 2.5 miles from Eaglenest B&B
The preserve is open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.  The Summit is open on Saturdays & Sundays.  Hiking only.  Guided hikes are given, please call for information.  www.sdparks.org

 Volcan Trail - 3 miles (to mid summit & back) or 5 miles (to summit & back) moderate hike through oak woodlands and grass meadow lands.  Elevation gain of 800 ft.

Five Oaks Trail - A 1.5 mile moderate trail with a scenic view of the Pacific Ocean and the town of Julian.

Santa Ysabel East Open Space Preserve ~ 3 miles from Eaglenest B&B

Farmer Road staging –
less than 1 mile past the Volcan Mountain sign, parking on the left towards the end of Farmer Road.  www.sdparks.org

Coast to Crest Trail - This moderate 8.5 mile trail takes you through oak woodlands, open meadows and across the Santa Ysabel Creek.  Trail starts at either trailhead.

Kanaka Loop Trail - This 7 mile easy to moderate trail takes you through open meadows with an amazing view of Volcan Mountain.  Connects to the Coast to Crest Trail.  Trail starts at the Farmer Road staging.

West Vista Loop - This 4.5 mile moderate trail takes you through oak woodlands, coastal sage scrub and open meadows.  Connects to the Coast to Crest Trail.  Trail starts off of Highway 79.

Lake Cuyamaca Recreation & Fletcher Island ~ 7 miles from Eaglenest B&B
Family fishing lake with camping.  Picnicking, boating, hiking, nature walks and cabins.  Terrific wildlife watching.  Free fishing class every Saturday.  Pets are warmly welcome at Lake Cuyamaca and Fletcher Island, but not in Rancho Cuyamaca State Park.  The Lake is a great place to enjoy quality time together!
(877) 581-9904  15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA  92036
Email: hugh@lakecuyamaca.org   www.lakecuyamaca.org

Santa Ysabel West Open Space Preserve ~ 8 miles from Eaglenest B&B
Take Highway 78 west to Santa Ysabel. You will go past Dudley’s bakery one more mile to the  Parking/Staging Area that is on the right hand side of Hwy 78 at call box #495 or across the street from 29313 Hwy 78.
Lower Creek Trail -  Amazing trail thru Meadows, Cow Pastures, with a few climbs along your way.  Views to the West and East along trail.  1 ½ miles to Santa Ysabel Creek and crossing, You can combine the Upper Creek Tail and loop back around to make a perfect 5 mile round trip.  One of my favorites!

Stonewall Peak Trail in Cuyamaca State Park ~ 9 miles from Eaglenest B&B
Moderate 2 miles each way, steady gain in elevation of 900 ft. Suitable for energetic youngsters. Well graded trail through chaparral, oaks and incense cedar to the summit of Stonewall Peak, last section on exposed ridge but with steps and handrail. Great views from peak. Trail head and parking across from entrance to Pasa Picacho campground at the picnic area. Day use fee.  A Great Climb with Perfect Switchbacks and unbelievable views of San Diego County.

Laguna Mountain Wilderness Preserve ~ 20 miles from Eaglenest B&B
Fantastic hiking through the Laguna Mountain Range, sitting at 6000 feet in elevation and is home to a section of the Pacific Crest Trail.  LMVA enhances the outdoor experience of visitors to the Laguna Mountain recreation area through volunteer activities including trail maintenance and patrols, guided hikes and naturalist programs.

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