Where Is Anza-Borrego Desert State Park?

Your drive to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park will vary entirely on where in California you're visiting from. All roads, however, will lead you to west S-22. From here, you'll take Palm Canyon Drive to the Anza-Borrego parking lot, located at 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004.

What Is There To Do in This Anza-Borrego Desert State Park?

Once you've arrived at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, it's up to you to determine how you want to divide your day. The best place to get started is at the Visitor's Center. As soon as you've got your bearings, it's time to get exploring. Some of the best things to do while in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park include:

Light Yellow Arrow


Explore the park's history

Enjoy scenic drive-throughs

Watching the wildflowers grow

Look for local wildlife

Explore with a 4x4


When Does Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Open?

Like many of the state parks operating in California, Anza-Borrego opens when the sun rises. The visitor center opens at 9 AM and closes at 5 PM, while the Park Office opens at 8 AM and closes at 5 PM with an hour for lunch. The park itself closes as soon as the sun sets, although visitors who are camping in the area are free to tour it as long as they please - so long as they respect the park rules and prioritize their safety.