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404 mi 651 km of trail 12 Runs

Easy Trails 48 Trails Intermediate Trails 28 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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Runs in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - 12

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Favorite View from the summit.
Intermediate

Stonewall Peak Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km • Loop • 971 ft Ascent 296.08 m Ascent

(17) Descanso, CA
Favorite The view north from Cuyamaca Peak was cloudy and beautiful on a day in January 2017.
Intermediate

Cuyamaca Peak

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 1,559 ft Ascent 475.14 m Ascent

(11) Descanso, CA
Favorite California fan palms grow in the Palm Canyon Trail's desert oasis in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Easy/Intermediate

Palm Canyon Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Point to Point • 488 ft Ascent 148.87 m Ascent

(8) Borrego…, CA
Favorite View southwest from the ridge to Villager Peak
Intermediate/Difficult

Villager–Rabbit Out-and-Back Route

22.3 mi 35.8 km • Out and Back • 7,207 ft Ascent 2196.73 m Ascent

(3) Borrego…, CA
Favorite Mud hills abound on the back side of the Elephant Knees.
Difficult

Elephant Knees

4.2 mi 6.8 km • Loop • 533 ft Ascent 162.5 m Ascent

(1) Salton…, CA
Favorite View into Lyceum Wash
Difficult

Split Mountain Loop

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Loop • 1,369 ft Ascent 417.25 m Ascent

(1) Salton…, CA
Favorite Among the Hellhole Palms
Difficult

Hellhole Canyon Trail to Maidenhair Falls

5.2 mi 8.3 km • Out and Back • 953 ft Ascent 290.4 m Ascent

(1) Borrego…, CA
Favorite View north of the Thimble Trail / vehicle track
Intermediate/Difficult

Font's Point Route

11.8 mi 19.0 km • Loop • 925 ft Ascent 281.84 m Ascent

(1) Borrego…, CA
Favorite Burst of yellow in Cuyumaca Rancho SP after a wet winter
Intermediate

Airplane Monument Loop

5.0 mi 8.1 km • Loop • 849 ft Ascent 258.69 m Ascent

(1) Descanso, CA
Favorite Wildflowers bloom on the West Mesa Trail in Cuyamaca State Park.
Intermediate

West Mesa Loop

6.7 mi 10.8 km • Loop • 1,000 ft Ascent 304.85 m Ascent

(1) Descanso, CA
Favorite Rock in Palo Verde Canyon.
Difficult

Mile High Mountain

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Loop • 4,701 ft Ascent 1433 m Ascent

(1) Borrego…, CA
Favorite Super bloom in Smoke Tree Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult

Rock Tanks Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km • Point to Point • 1,246 ft Ascent 379.72 m Ascent

(1) Salton…, CA

Trails in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - 72

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10.2 mi 16.5 km #1Big Laguna Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
10.2 mi 16.5 km Pine Valley, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Garnet Peak Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Pine Valley, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #3Marty Minshall
Easy/Intermediate
Julian, CA
Easy/Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Julian, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Anza Borrego Panoramic Overlook
Intermediate
Borrego Springs, CA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Borrego Springs, CA
10.4 mi 16.7 km #5Noble Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
10.4 mi 16.7 km Pine Valley, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #6Coast to Crest Trail: Highway 79 to Volcan Mountain Summit
Intermediate
Julian, CA
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Julian, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #7Stonewall Peak Trail
Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Descanso, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8The Slot
Easy/Intermediate
Borrego Springs, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Borrego Springs, CA
108.8 mi 175.1 km #9PCT: Campo to Warner Springs
Intermediate
Campo, CA
Intermediate
108.8 mi 175.1 km Campo, CA
100.3 mi 161.5 km #10PCT: Warner Springs to Highway 10 (Cabazon)
Extremely Difficult
Julian, CA
Extremely Difficult
100.3 mi 161.5 km Julian, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #11Five Oaks Trail
Intermediate
Julian, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Julian, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #12Canyon Sin Nombre
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Pine Valley, CA
4.2 mi 6.8 km #13Cold Stream Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Descanso, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #14Sunset Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Pine Valley, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #15Oakzanita Summit Trail
Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Pine Valley, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #16Indian Creek Trail
Difficult
Pine Valley, CA
Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Pine Valley, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #17Vern Whitaker Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Julian, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Julian, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #18Villager Peak - Rabbit Peak Route
Intermediate
Desert Shores, CA
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Desert Shores, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #19Lower Descanso Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Descanso, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Upper Descanso Creek Trail
Intermediate
Descanso, CA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Descanso, CA

Photos of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park - 166

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Garnet peak
Oct 23, 2018 near Pine Va…, CA
Among the Hellhole Palms
Feb 3, 2020 near Borrego…, CA
At the peak
Oct 23, 2018 near Pine Va…, CA
View southwest from the ridge to Villager Peak
May 1, 2018 near Desert…, CA
Slot Canyon
Mar 18, 2018 near Borrego…, CA
Anza Borrego
Nov 26, 2017 near Borrego…, CA
Super bloom in Anza Borrego
Nov 26, 2017 near Borrego…, CA
Embrace the climb!
Nov 12, 2017 near Borrego…, CA

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