Lake Cuyamaca

Recreation and Park District

Stargazing at the Lake

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Lake Cuyamaca is one of the best locations in California to stargaze, watch meteor showers, see constellations, and view the Milky Way. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) has awarded the Julian area a spot in the International Dark Sky Community.

Please click here for a calendar of astronomical events care of In-the-sky.org.

Important note: the lake is closed to all non-campers from an hour after sunset until an hour before sunrise. 

To make a camping or cabin reservation, PLEASE CLICK HERE.