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Way too windy to get out of the car, but beautiful!

We stopped in April--chilly and windy. So windy that we didn't want to get out of the car and stand... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Michelle B
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Long Beach, California
Frequent stop

This has become a normal stop for me when I drive by here. Every couple of months I have to make a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
10ringtraveler
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Alpine, California
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1 May 2018
“Way too windy to get out of the car, but beautiful!”
22 Nov 2017
“Stretch your legs and enjoy the beautiful views”
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Inspiration Point Rd, Julian, CA 92036
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We stopped in April--chilly and windy. So windy that we didn't want to get out of the car and stand on the edge of the turnout! The view was fantastic!! This viewpoint is very close to the town of Julian (maybe a 10-15 minute ride),...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

One of favorite stops I make, albeit a short stop is a vista point called Desert View Park on Hwy 79 in between Lake Cuyamaca and Julian. If I am traveling towards Julian or even further out towards Palm Desert or driving back to San...More

2  Thank Chucknteojamul
Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a cool spot. The turn off comes up on you going down the hill off the main road. Worth the turn to stop and take in a fabulous panoramic view. Salton Sea is visible in the back ground. The different landscapes can let your...More

Thank flextime789
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The view is beautiful. It's just a little circular drive off Highway 79, with a view of the desert. There are no guardrails, and no facilities.

Thank Wanda W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This has become a normal stop for me when I drive by here. Every couple of months I have to make a long drive to help out a family member. I either stop somewhere and buy, or bring breakfast from home and stop here to...More

1  Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Accidentally stumbled upon this park when driving back from Lake Cuyamaca. It's just a few minutes south of Julian on 79. There was a blue road sign that said "Vista". that was it. You will be blown away at the views from this place. Go...More

5  Thank chiggins
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stop here every time we drive to Julian. The views are awesome especially on a clear day. Very beautiful.

Thank dnrdavies
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Right off the road to/from Lake Cuyamaca, outside Julian, incredible views, no parking, no fee, go and enjoy!

Thank amaheske
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is not really a park, but a parking area on the east side of CA79 (just south of the town of Julian) with a scenic overlook of the Anza Borrego Desert. It offers an incredible view that is well worth a quick stop. There...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 24 February 2016

It is pull out area off Hwy 79. The day we visited was hazy. No real hiking at this spot but lots of hiking in area.

Thank Mike K
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