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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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Address: 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone Number: 760 767 5311
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: The largest state park in California is home to amazing flowers and plants...
The largest state park in California is home to amazing flowers and plants which bloom in the early spring.
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Beautiful park to drive or hike through. We watched a golden eagle hunting and returning repeatedly to the nest atop a high tree. Unable to see eaglets since it was so high.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park to drive or hike through. We watched a golden eagle hunting and returning repeatedly to the nest atop a high tree. Unable to see eaglets since it was so high.

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Vasteras, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have took our car, 4WD, from San Diego for the less than 2 hour drive to this amazing park. The drive, as well as, the park offered really great and spectacular views well worth the time.

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La Jolla, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hiking here in winter months is excellent, with very varied unique terrain, slot canyons, palm washes, and others. Consult visitor center for maps

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Love this area of the desert, can't wait to get back here with my Jeep to explore! The park is excellent with it's trails and information along the way as you walk through to see the natural vegetation.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

AMazing! We only went to the slot canyon and that is amazing! The slot canyon is vast and you can just get lost exploring the area! The view is also amazing! We drove in in a normal car so it's not a problem. Allow yourself a couple hours if you want to explore the slot canyon The desert state park... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you like the heat (105 degrees) then go in July otherwise wait for the fall or better yet look for the wildflowers in the springtime; check out Henderson Canyon.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The wildlife here is amazing! it is constantly shifting, seasonal creatures of all varieties live in this park and what you see one time is but a small facet of the deserts entire identity. Night time any time of the year offers a bounty of stars and nocturnal life. Winter visits are best for casual visits, however summer stays better... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

When you head East out of San Diego you should pick a goal.....may I suggest Borrego Springs and the Anza Borrego State park. Merge onto I-5 S/San Diego Fwy S. Merge onto CA-163 N via EXIT 16 toward Escondido. 11.0 mi CA-163 N becomes I-15 N/Escondido Fwy N. 4.9 mi Take the Scripps Poway Pkwy/Mercy Rd exit, EXIT 17. 0.3... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love exploring the US. There are so many different climates and beautiful wonders of nature. I enjoyed visiting Borrego State Park with family that lives in San Diego.

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Serenity and isolation of the desert yet still having a few amenities (motels, restaurants, art galleries, bars) Camping also available. Great place to kick back and get away from the hub-bub of the city, yet within easy reach. A desert-rat's haven.

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Address: 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone Number: 760 767 5311
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs

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