Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs

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Enjoy the desert landscape, flora, and fauna at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. From wildflowers, cacti, and California fan palms to coyotes, deer, and eagles, you can see a variety of native species. The park's most famous residents are the endangered desert bighorn sheep, but they are shy and seldom seen by the visitors. The park offers a selection of hiking trails through various landscapes that include badlands, mountains, and natural springs. You can choose a short desert excursion or stay longer at one of the park's campsites, which offer restrooms, showers, and campfire centers. You can connect to Wi-Fi in various locations throughout the park. When hiking, be sure to bring enough food, water, and sun protection. To visit Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and other attractions in Borrego Springs, use our Borrego Springs trip planning site .
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  • We have been coming out here exploring in our Jeep for many years. You won’t find a more interesting Desert any where. It used to be a ancient lake and now you are driving on the lake bottom with weir...  more »
  • I loved the rustic desert surroundings. Very unique to the area. The slot canyon hike is a must do. I am glad I was with a guide though. It would be hard to find for someone not knowledgeable of the a...  more »
  • Every time i come here i enjoy this park so much. The volunteers at the visito center are always so friendly! They have 5 movies to watch there and all are very interesting. But also wildlife is so di...  more »

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