Anza-Borrego Desert: Glorietta South Fork

Rating *****
Length 2.5 mile (return) - 2 Hour, 20 minutes (return trip). Moderate.
Elevation 1220 - 1870 feet
Access See below. Any car with some ground clearance.

Warning: For adventurous hikers only.

Once you enter the canyon, hike up the left canyon.

The hike starts out easy in a sandy wash.
But you can see the boulders up there, lots and lots of them.

The first part is relatively easy, but further on the hike goes steeply uphill.
The left side of the canyon is the easiest to hike up.

We stopped at a huge boulder passage. It should be possible to hike further on the right side of the canyon.

But this is beyond a regular hike.

Going down is more difficult as the rocks aren't always that stable.
A hiking stick is a must.

How to get here:

As the highway makes a 95 degrees bend, there is a small utility building from the Borrego water district.
Go one road further east as the road ends, turn right and watch for a sign Glorietta canyon.
The road should be OK for all cars almost all the way.

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Hiking the Borrego Springs Area (Anza-Borrego Desert State Park) California, Hike with gps, gpx and kml (Google Earth).

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