Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs

Categories: Deserts, Scenic Drives, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
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. Use our Borrego Springs travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and other attractions in Borrego Springs.
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  • It's the desert, and it's beautiful. If you like what mother nature has to offer, and even if you are unaware of how much life is in the desert, you will enjoy the park. 
  • Place an interesting metal skul′piurami and opportunity at night to observe the stars. Convenient to drive.
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  • The park is very beautiful, and the slot canyon was cool to walk through. The trunoff for the canyon was a bit tricky to find, and it was a rutted dirt road out to the canyon. Made it that much more e...  read more »
  • Anza Borrego is truly a hidden gem - for how big the park is, a lot of people even in California don't know about it. One of the most unique things is the metal sculptures all over the desert. Unlike a lot of other places, they seem to fit in to the landscape. I was also fascinated by the ocotillo plants that are omnipresent. The best viewpoint is at Font's point. If you go there, make sure you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle as you have to drive through a sandy wash. Also, it can be extremely hot throughout the year. I went there in March and it was over 90 F during the day. There are several small slot canyons all over, but make sure you have a topgraphical map because most of the area is unmarked.
  • Sure has changed I rememberthe airport over the years to land and take off for gliders I remember if you got caught going across the airport trying to. Outvrun the sheriff on motorcycles will come give you ticket if they weren't. Chasing you around like that. We tried to lose them and I remember the General Store been like 41 years since I've been there and I'm coming back
  • Beautiful desert park featuring awesome geology formation (badlands), very good hikes, and views. Less crowded than Death Valley and Joshua tree park. Your options are severely limited if you drive a 2WD car without high clearance.
  • A desert park that offers a lot of different outdoor options if you are willing to go off the beaten path. Bring water. Camping is allowed in most of the park with some regulations.
  • If you've never come to a desert park before then you don't know what you're missing. This place is beautiful. If you have a 4x4 they have plenty of Sandy trails you can explore or you can just go hiking. Bring plenty of water and a hat. Don't forget to check out the caves. Definitely worth the drive out here.
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