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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
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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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Borrego Springs Metal Art Sculptures are Amazing !!!

When was the last time you drove your vehicle across a dragon's tail? Or, came face to face with a 30 foot scorpion? All are incredible steel welded sculptures of artist and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Castro Valley, California
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Castro Valley, California
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When was the last time you drove your vehicle across a dragon's tail? Or, came face to face with a 30 foot scorpion? All are incredible steel welded sculptures of artist and welder Ricardo Breceda, based in Perris, California. About 130 of Breceda’s metal sculptures are now located in the Borrego Springs area. A round trip of about 22 miles... More 

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Hungerford
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74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place is good. But please - get out and hike the Canyons otherwise you simply will not see all it has to offer

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best kept secret in California or in the West for that matter.. Incredible History (Wells Fargo Stagecoaches to Pony Express Mail delivery to Ancient and Current Indian Inhabitants), Geological formations, varied terrian and hiking trails. This place has it all!! You really need 3-4 days to truly appreciate this Wonder of the West!

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Fallbrook, California
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course, this is a desert. What's it gonna be? HOT! But it's beautiful too. The park is large and impossible to see the entire thing. There are hiking trails and camping areas, and there is also a visitor center.

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Marbella, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting desert park with a great variation of cactus and wildflowers and - surprise - orange groves. Even if it´s possible to drive in a compact car, a 4 x 4 get you on to more secluded places.

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Dublin ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best keep secret. Park offers two telescopes digital to gaze state amazing very dark night desert sky. Check days and times. Well worth the effort. Park is prestige and wondrous.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A highlight of our vacation. Volunteer guides at trail head were superb and very informative. Hours later they wanted to look at our sheep photos.

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San Diego, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Anza-Borrego is a unique desert area for off-roading, camping, or hiking. Dress appropriately for the season that you visit! If you have the time and stamina take the 1 and 1/4 mile hike up to Palm Canyon from the visitor's center. You won't be disappointed!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We came through the Anza Borrego from San Diego fourteen years ago and fell in love with the place. Our young daughter was with us and we went to the Visitor Centre, walked some trails, saw some animals and marvelled at the beauty of the place. We just did a return visit from Palm Springs - and we were a... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Interesting place. I came out of there realizing that the planet is constantly changing, and climate change is normal. We still have to do our best to protect the planet.

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