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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

Overview
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park sits about 6000 feet high in the Peninsular Mountain Range, some 40 miles east of San Diego. The park is on Highway 79, 5 miles north of I-8 in Descanso. Phone (760) 765-0755 for more information.

Camping
All campgrounds are closed seasonally, December through March.

Green Valley Campground: Four campsites in the main campground are accessible (#25, #44, #69, and #78). The combo restroom/shower building in the middle of the campground, across from campground host site #40, is accessible. A single van accessible parking stall is available at the combo building.

Two campsites in the equestrian campground are accessible (#12 and #13). The combo restroom/shower building in the equestrian campground is accessible. and a horse mounting platform is available.

The campfire center, situated between the Arroyo Seco Picnic Area and the equestrian campground, is accessible. A single van accessible parking stall is available. Accessible restrooms are available in the picnic area.

Paso Picacho Campground: Five campsites are accessible (#9, #21, #53, #60, and #66). Accessible restroom/shower buildings are within close proximity to all of the sites.

Two cabins (Cedar and Coulter) are accessible. The combo restroom/shower building adjacent to these cabins is accessible.

Group Camp A is accessible. Parking, routes, and nearby restroom/shower building are accessible.

The campfire center, accessed from the Day-Use Picnic Area, is accessible. Parking and restrooms in the day-use area are accessible.

Picnic Area
Green Valley Campground: Accessible picnicking is available in the Arroyo Seco Picnic Area. Parking, restrooms, and pathways in the picnic area are accessible.

Paso Picacho Campground: Accessible picnicking is available in the Day-Use Picnic Area. Parking, restroom, and pathways in the picnic area are accessible.

Trails
The Azalea Glen Loop Trail is a 1.35 mile accessible loop trail in mountainous forest area. The trail surface is compacted aggregate and soil. The trail is generally flat at less than 5% with intermittent sections between 5% to 8%, two sections for 56 feet at 9%, and one section for 12 feet at 10%. The trailhead with accessible parking is located near the entrance kiosk to the Paso Picacho Campground.

The Stonewall Mine Trail is a 0.50 mile accessible loop trail in mountainous forest area near Lake Cuyamaca. The trail surface is compacted gravel and soil. The trail is generally flat at less than 5% with intermittent sections between 5% to 8%. The trailhead is located at the Stonewall Mine parking area on Stonewall Mine Road.

Accessible Trail Data
Trail Name Running Slope Cross Slope Trail Width Trail Surface
Azalea Glen Loop Trail 3% Average 4.5 FT Average Aggregate & Soil
10% Maximum 5% Maximum 4 FT Minimum
Stonewall Mine Trail 3% Average 4 FT Average Aggregate & Soil
8% Maximum 5% Maximum 3 FT Minimum

Exhibits/Programs
The Visitor Center, located on Highway 79 halfway between the Green Valley Campground and Paso Picacho Campground, is open most Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Parking, route into, and route within the visitor center is generally accessible.


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For more information: access@parks.ca.gov | Phone: (916) 445-8949 | Fax: (916) 449-8966
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