Anza-Borrego Desert: Fages monument Lake loop
||5.9 Mile - 4 hour 15 minutes (loop), Moderate.
||4670 - 4850 feet
||All cars, see below.
Go over the gate.
This is the upper part of the closed Mason Valley Truck road.
Follow the dirt road for a while and head for the lake/pond.
The route follows drainages, clearances, uneven grasslands, dirt roads and trails.
Expect short stretches of denser shrubs.
How to get here:
Park along the 79 just past the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park sign. Roadside parking is outside the park.
All cars, Fages monument on the S1 (Sunrise Highway), mile marker 36.
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