Anza-Borrego Desert: West Mesa Monument Loop
||7.4 mile (loop) - 4 Hour (loop). Easy/Moderate.
||3980 - 4760 feet
||All car, see below.
This is a loop hike starting at the West Mesa fire road.
Hike up the fire road and disregard any other roads.
At the Fern Flat exit, keep following the West Mesa Fire Road.
At a crossing the West Mesa trail continues straight on as a much narrower trail.
Disregard the Monument exits.
Going down follow the West Side Trail towards Highway 79.
Hike along the Visitor Center entry road and turn left on the Cold Stream Trail.
How to get here:
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, start at free West Mesa trail head parking along the 79.
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