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4th of July Star Party From Volcan Summit Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

Thursday, July 4th: Enjoy a bird's eye view of the many firework displays around San Diego County from the Volcan Mountain summit. Our friends from the Curiousity Peak Observatory and the Julian Dark Sky Network will meet us at the summit with a variety of telescopes for stargazing after the fireworks. 

This hike is moderately strenuous with an elevation gain of approximately 1,000 ft. in two miles and a total round-trip distance of approximately seven miles. Dress in layers as the temperature can change dramatically as we reach the summit. 

Date: Thursday, July 4th

Thime: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wear: Sturdy shoes

Bring: A fully-charged flashlight, water, snacks, and a light jacket

Where: Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve; 1209 Farmer Road, Julian CA 92036
Park: along Farmer Road, and meet at the Hubbell Gate trailhead--approximately 300 feet up the gravel road from the roadside parking area. This is just north of the Wynola Road intersection with Farmer Road.

Please contact the San Diego County Parks Mountain-Borrego Preserves Ranger office for updates or more information, 760-765-4098.

Visit the Volcan Mountain Foundation's website at www.VolcanMt.org for ongoing updates of events and activities on and around the Volcan Mountain Range.