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William Heise County Park

4945 Heise Park Road, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0650
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I have camped here almost every year since 2013 and enjoy it. Julian is close by in case you forgot... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Reg A

My 80 year old father had rented a cabin for a few nights and we drove up from the desert. We were... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Imperial, California
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4945 Heise Park Road, Julian, CA 92036
+1 760-765-0650
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I have camped here almost every year since 2013 and enjoy it. Julian is close by in case you forgot something, Lake Cuyamaca is close for those who like to fish and hike. There's lots to do at Heise Park

1  Thank Reg A
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My 80 year old father had rented a cabin for a few nights and we drove up from the desert. We were going to visit just for the day. We had stayed at Willian Heise park many times before to celebrate our dads birthday which...More

2  Thank zoomlenz4u
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax or hike. The grounds are awesome. The cabins are pine and basic but very clean. You'll need an air mattress and bedding, towels and cooking supplies. It's kinda like glamping. Going back in 2 weeks. Can't wait.

Thank LASD
Reviewed 25 June 2016

we drove up to Julian just to check out this park for a future group trip. Its a beautiful large campground with wonderful trails in all directions. very well maintained spots, showers, large play field, amphitheater, playground and great looking cabins too. some sites did...More

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a beautiful campgrounds in Julian. It is a nice area to hike and enjoy lovely views, and have a bonfire for s'mores. The hikes can be very strenuous, but the views are worthwhile. You can even hike to the state park from this...More

Thank Raivyn
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This county campground a wonderful surprise...and so close to home. We brought our RV up for a couple of nights to check it out and it is a gem. The campground itself is quite pretty, even if some of the campsites are a bit close...More

Thank morrisfamily2016
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Camping in May was great! Not too cold at night and not to hot during the daytime. We camped with a very large group, which it was great. We stayed at a group site #1, so no neighbors to complain about. The tents where a...More

Thank globeexcursionist
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Nice, out of the way park, with enough trees for shade and not a lot of people mid-week. Easily found a spot to lay down a blanket and picnic. Enjoyed peace and quiet, only sounds were nature. Hike was fine with lots of wildflowers this...More

Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We have camped at several San Diego County Parks, all very nice, but this has to be the best. The park offers various camping options; tent, RV, or cabins. We chose non electric RV sites which were very nice and offered relative privacy (site 45...More

1  Thank SparkydogEscondidoCA
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Went there for a night to camp with my 6 year old.Only about an hour drive from SD and 10 mins from Julian.Very nice scenery during the drive.Once got there easily checked in at the gate with the ranger.Campsites are not too close and parking...More

Thank Denyskar
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diana l
15 August 2016|
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Response from Cindy D | Reviewed this property |
god chanced of snakes. lots of insects in May. we only met one other couple on the trail which was a loop just above the camp ground and was easy to follow but somewhat rigorous. alone may not be the best idea depending on... More
Raven B
14 August 2015|
Response from Cynthia L | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, I don't know. We don't have any pets so I never checked that out!
Tracy B
22 April 2015|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
There are spigots at most of the cabin sites. Some serve as community spigots for some of the cabins within close proximity. I didn't get a look at the camping area sites but I would assume there are spigots there as well... More