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.