Dog Friendly Activities in Julian, CA

There are 26 dog friendly activities in Julian. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Julian.

Pet Friendly Pioneer Mail Trail
Pioneer Mail Trail Pioneer Mail Trail is an easy, 1.75 mile hike in Cleveland National Forest that will take about 1 hour to complete with Fido. This trail will reward you with a stunning panoramic view. Anza Borrego Desert State Park lies 3000 feet below you, and mountains span as far as the eye can see to the north and south. See Details
Pet Friendly Cuyamaca Peak Loop
Cuyamaca Peak Loop This 6.3 mile challenging trail around Lake Cuyamaca can be completed in two hours. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you on the hike. See Details
Jess Martin Park Leashed dogs can explore Jess Martin Park's nine-acres alongside their owners, and romp off-leash on the fenced-in T-ball field. Fido is only allowed on the field from the beginning of August to the beginning of February when games are not in progress. Jess Martin Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Dogs are allowed at some sections of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. Pets are allowed on the campgrounds, picnic areas, paved roads, and Cuyamaca Peak Fire Road, but can't go on the trails. The two family camps, Paso Picacho and Green Valley, can be reserved from spring to fall. Green Valley is 4,000 feet above sea leavel and has a beautiful babbling creek running through the middle. Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is open from dawn until dusk. See Details
Chambers Park, Lake Cuyamaca Parks and Recreation Chambers Park is pet-friendly. Located about an hour's drive from San Diego, Lake Cuyamaca is a 110-acre lake. Situated at an elevation of 4600 feet in an Oak and Pine forest, it is surrounded on three sides by the 26,000 acre Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. The main trail is an easy, 3.5-mile trail hike from the Chambers Park sign and across the dike to the tall pines on Fletcher Island. Picnic tables surround the lake. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on a trail, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them to preserve the cleanliness of the lake. See Details
Volcan Valley Apple Farm The Volcan Valley Apple Farm is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome on a leash to explore the farm. They even provide doggie bags at the entrance gate, and a bucket of water for thirsty dogs. The Volcan Valley Apple Farm is open Friday through Monday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. See Details
Volcan Mountain Volcan Mountain is the location of a trailhead for a number of pet-friendly trails near Julian. Take Main Street north of the town to Farmers Road and then onto Volcan Mountain Preserve. There are no Rangers in the area and no fee. The main trail is a three mile trip from the gateway to a ridge overlooking the historic town of Julian. Leashed dogs are permitted on the trails that set off from the artist-designed gateway to an expansive wilderness preserve. See Details
William Heise County Park William Heise County Park is pet-friendly. This tranquil park is home to interpretive trails you can explore with your pooch. Pets are permitted if they are properly restrained and under the control of the owner. Dogs must be licensed, restrained on a leash no longer than six feet, and attended at all times. Pets are not allowed in or around the cabin area. The day use hours are from 9:30am to sunset. See Details
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is pet-friendly. The beautiful park offers camping and hiking in an oak woodland forest, with a sprinkling of pines and lovely meadows with creeks. There are over 100 miles of trails which accommodate hikers, bikers, and equestrians. Dogs are not allowed on all the trails, so make sure you look out for signage. Dogs in the park must be leashed and cleaned up after. The park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Blue Door Winery Blue Door Winery is pet-friendly. Just an hour’s drive from San Diego, this winery in the middle of Julian is located in the town’s old livery stables. With big barn doors, exposed high ceilings, wood floors, and of course plenty of great wine, dogs are welcome to join their owners inside for a relaxing glass. Blue Door Winery is open every day of the week from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Julian Trading Co Julian Trading Co is pet-friendly. Julian is located in the mountains just an hour’s drive east of San Diego, California. Julian is famous for apple pie, beautiful scenery and its historic buildings. Julian Trading Company is the ultimate gift shop in Julian. They carry apparel, gifts and many Julian Souvenirs. Julian Trading Co is open every day of the week from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Julian Olde Time Photo Julian Olde Time Photo is pet-friendly. They'll take pictures of you and your dog in old time costume. The fee is $10 per person. Photographs are available Thursday through Monday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Oakwood Creek Oakwood Creek is pet-friendly. You and your pooch are welcome to check out the vintage finds for your home and garden, E Barrett soaps, lotions and potpourri. The shaded patio is a nice place to hang out with your pooch, with a running creek with fresh water and treats at the counter. Oakwood Creek is open Thursday through Saturday from 10:30am to 5:00pm, Sunday from 11:00am to 4:00pm, and Monday from 10:30am to 5:00pm. See Details
The Cooler The Cooler is pet-friendly. This popular neighborhood craft beer tap room welcomes leashed dogs on the pet-friendly patio outside. They offer ten local beers on tap and over 60 different varieties in their beer cooler. Food is available from the nearby taco store. The Cooler is open Thursday from 5pm to 9pm, Friday from 1pm to 9pm, Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, Sunday from 11am to 9pm, and Monday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Julian Imports Julian Imports is pet-friendly. Located at 2106 Main Street in the picturesque and historic gold mining town of Julian, this historic store has been in operation since 1994. The owners travel the world to bring customers interesting, unique and affordable jewelry, clothing, home decor and gifts from around the world. They also help support women’s artisan cooperatives and indigenous families around the world. Leashed dogs are welcome inside the store. Julian Imports is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 4pm and Saturday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. See Details
The Warm Hearth The Warm Hearth is pet-friendly. The shop stocks house wares and gifts. The building was constructed in 1913 and was primarily used as a feed store for the bulk of the century. Today, the size of the showroom and age of the building has created a very unique shopping experience. Leashed dogs are welcome inside. The Warm Hearth is located In Julian California and is open daily from 10am to 5pm. See Details
The Mountain Gypsy The Mountain Gypsy is pet-friendly. Located in the historic mountain town of Julian, this clothing store welcomes dogs on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Otherwise please observe sign on the door kindly asking people not to bring in their dog because “Bubba is in the house.” Inside, you'll find one-of-a-kind women’s clothing and jewelry. The Mountain Gypsy is open every day of the week from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Julian Station Julian Station is pet-friendly. This hive of activity features four unique Julian tasting room experiences including Julian Hard Cider, Julian Wine & Chocolate, The Cooler Craft Beer Tap & Tasting Room and Golden Coast Mead's tasting room. The Station is also the home of Mr. Manitas Taco Bar & Fruteria and host to numerous unique shops and boutiques, local art, antiques and a weekly Music at Julian Station music series with patio BBQ. Julian Station is open Thursday through Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Julian Mercantile Julian Mercantile is pet-friendly. Located in the picturesque and historic gold mining town of Julian, this store is full of unique items ranging from Jewelry, Clothing and Accessories to Home Decor. Julian Mercantile is open every day of the week from 10am to 5pm. See Details
Yogi Picnic Baskets Yogi Picnic Baskets is pet-friendly. Leashed pups are welcome to join their owners inside the store. They specialize in baskets for all occasions, including cheese baskets, picnic baskets, coolers, and other accessories for a lakeside picnic. Yogi Picnic Baskets is open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Nickel Beer Company Nickel Beer Company is pet-friendly. There are currently 16 different taps available. They are house brewed beer. They serve 5 oz, 9 oz and 16 oz pours of all of the beers along with 32 oz and 64 oz jugs to go. There is also plenty of brewery merchandise including pint glasses, mason jars, shirts, hats, beanies and sweatshirts. Their large outdoor beer garden allows dogs to join their owners among the beautiful surroundings of Julian. Nickel Beer Company is open Monday through Thursday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday from 11:30am to 9:00pm, Saturday from 11:00am to 9:00pm, and Sunday from 11:00am to 8:00pm. See Details
Julian's Toy Chest Julian's Toy Chest is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on a leash at this popular toy shop. This small and cute little store takes pride in their large selection of vintage toys and games. Julian's Toy Chest is open Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 5:00pm, Saturday from 10:00am to 5:30pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. See Details
Pistols and Petticoats Pistols and Petticoats is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to join their owners inside the store and can re-hydrate at the water bowl outside. The store specializes in women's fashion. See Details
Wynola Junction Antiques Wynola Junction Antiques is pet-friendly. This antique mall is located three miles west of Julian and offers a unique mix of great collectibles and vintage items. The store is more than 3,500 square feet, and is packed full of items. Leashed dogs are welcome, as long as they don't eat the resident cat's food. Wynola Junction Antiques is open every day of the week from 11am to 6pm. See Details