Fort Cross is a family farm, with hands-on outdoor education for all ages! Originally centered around living history, we now also offer programs and private events that involve music, art, survival skills, team building, and agriculture workshops.
Not just for kids! Events for all ages welcome!

We are located in the Julian area, nestled in the beautiful mountains of
San Diego County.

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Questions? Please leave us a message on our Contact Page.


Weekend Farm Tour Packages
Saturdays & Sundays
(throughout the year unless there's a special event)
1:00 pm start time
$20 per person


Includes a 2 hour tour with petting zoo, reptile show, archery,
tomahawk throwing, and slingshot gallery.
Prepaid reservations are required. 

Meet Jesse and Doreen Cross in this Educational Field Trip promo video!

2019 Lilac Festival featured on the Fox 5 Morning Show with Tabitha Lipkin!

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