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.

Interested in a Field Trip?

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


 

It's time for an Autumn Jubilee!
Weekends September 19 - October 25
Limited Availability. Reservations strongly recommended!

And what about a Haunted Hayride?
Limited nights in October
Reservations required.

Now taking reservations for experiential field trips!
Johnny Appleseed's Discovering America and others!


Midweek Fall Farm Tours available!

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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Come see what kind of fun, hands-on, educational activities your students can participate in!

As we grow, so will our event offerings!

Let us help you plan your next birthday party!

Cowboys & Natives

Adventure Seeker

Fairies

Pirates

Country Hoedown

Who doesn't love a hoedown? It's the great equalizer at any event!

Our very own dance caller and music man extraordinaire can accommodate all of your hoedown and hootenanny needs!

Check out all the picture glory of what we are all about!

 

We've got pictures of all sorts of events that we've done over the years & are excited to show you a glimpse of what we do, and the fun we have!

Clover & Valentine

Petting zoo rabbits

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