Anza-Borrego SP

Off-Road Adventure in Ocotillo Wells

Experience the desert trails in a Polaris RZR By Lynn Bremner Update: April 2022 Be sure and check with Ocotillo Wells SVRA for any current park restrictions and COVID-19 Guidelines. On a recent day trip to Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA), I had the opportunity to go off-roading in a Polaris RZR.   …

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Can’t Find the Desert Wildflowers? Current Wildflower Reports and Maps

A few tips on where to find the best displays of desert wildflowers. Check our wildflower reports and maps to find the best wildflower displays. One of the factors that makes desert wildflowers unique and beautiful is that they bring color to an otherwise barren desert landscape.  The isolated fields of colorful blooms are only …

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Road Trip #13: Arroyo Tapiado Mud Caves

The Carrizo Badlands Mud Caves in Arroyo Tapiado Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Last April my dad and I went on a day trip to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.  We had heard about some mud caves, but they were not noted on the park map.  After a little research on the Internet and reading a local …

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Wildflowers in Grapevine Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

On a recent visit to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, we toured Grapevine Canyon in our 4WD Jeep.  These photos were taken on April 6th, 2016.  Grapevine Canyon is a good location to view the wildflowers in bloom, but it requires a 4WD vehicle. The brilliant blooms of the Beavertail cactus were easy to spot along …

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Mountain Biking In Coyote Canyon @ Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Day Trippin’ in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park by Lynn Bremner One of my favorite points of interest in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is Coyote Canyon.  It has a year-round stream that meanders through the canyon and crosses a scenic desert road at several different points along the route.   The road is shared with 4WD vehicles, …

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Wildflower Update at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on Feb. 1st, 2012

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Report Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 2012   During a recent day-trip to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park I visited Coyote Canyon.  The Canyon was very dry and brown.  The ocotillos were brown without leaves.  One or two had a couple red blooms on them, but for the most part they were barren. The …

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Metal Sculptures Draw Visitors To Borrego Valley

Metal Sculptures Draw Visitors To Borrego Valley Ricardo Breceda, Artist by Diana Lindsay The word is out – there is now more than desert wildflowers and the spectacular Anza-Borrego Desert State Park that is attracting visitors to Borrego Valley in Southern California. They are coming from around the United States and internationally to see the …

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46th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival October 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 2011

At the 46th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival October 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 2011 Borrego Springs, San Diego, CA – This is not your mama’s parade, but she is sure going to love it too! This new and extreme parade will be taking place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the 46th Annual Borrego Days …

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A 350-foot serpent rises from the sand in Borrego Springs, CA

Galleta Meadows Estates Borrego Springs, CA A new serpent has risen from the dry, hot sand in Borrego Springs, CA.  It’s head rears up towards the sky in a graceful depiction of a serpent in motion.  The 350-foot serpent is the newest edition to a garden of 129 metal sculptures that are placed in Galleta …

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