Green Valley Campground
Green Valley Campground is located in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park in San Diego County, near Julian. The park is characterized by oak woodlands, meadows, and creeks. A number of campsites are tent-only. Popular swimming holes are in the river near the campground.
A Horse Camp with 15 sites is located across the river from the main Green Valley Campground. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is only a short drive away.
|Green Valley Campground Basics
|Green Valley Campground Location:
||13652 Highway 79, 5 miles north of I-5, 15 miles south of Julian
|| 4,000 feet
||50 miles east of San Diego - 1 hour
|Number of Campsites:
|Open - Closed:
||May 1 - October 3l
|Max. People per Site:
||8 (including children)
|Vehicles per Site:
||1 motorized vehicle, extra vehicle fee
||On leash, always attended
||California State Parks
|Reservations for Green Valley Campground
||Reservations can be made for camping date from April through November; closed when not on reservations.
||from 2 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival date
|Maximum RV/Trailer Length:
||$30 per night
|Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
||Green Valley Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
||2:00 PM, Noon
|Green Valley Campground Amenities
||Picnic table, fire ring, no hook-ups
||restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, campfire circle
||Green Valley Campground Map
|Attractions near Green Valley Campground:
- Enjoy local hiking trails. Visit cascades and shallow pools at Green Valley Day-use area.
- Attend interpretive programs in summer.
- Hike up trails to nearby peaks.
- Head up to Lake Cuyamaca with boating and fishing.
Green Valley Horse Camp
Green Valley Horse Camp is located across the Sweetwater River from the main campground. (The horse camp has 15 sites, with sites 12 and 13 designated as accessible sites. Each site can accommodate up to 8 people and 2 vehicles. The site has 2 horse corrals. Campers should take note of the Alerts at the bottom of the reservation site page for the particular site being reserved to be sure it meets their needs.
Photos of Green Valley Horse Camp
Green Valley Horse Camp Reservations
Note: The reservation page also shows Los Vaqueros Group Horse Camp, but the Green Valley Horse Camp is a separate facility.
General Camping Information for
Anza-Borrego State Park and
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Temperatures can reach 80-100 degrees in the spring. Visitors are advised to carry water and wear sun protective hats. Be aware of possible flash floods during storms. Check with the park for road conditions. Always notify someone of
your plans, including when you plan to return.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.