Anza-Borrego Desert: Butler canyon

Rating *****
length 9.5 mile - 2 hour (in) and 1 hour 50 minutes (out). Moderate.
Elevation 1300 - 2130 feet
Access From the S22 North East of Borrego Springs, drive up Rockhouse Trail -> Butler Canyon. You most likely need a high Clearance Car. (check at the visitor center)

The entry of the canyon looks rather imposing with large boulders.
But it is actually a lot simpler than it looks and after the boulders a rather flat wash makes hiking almost easy if it wasn't for the sand.
After the stopped mark the canyon gets very wide and less interesting to hike.
There is shade in the canyons on some places. And it can be windy.

Disclaimer: Read this first before you start your hike. Contact: info/at/borregohiking/./com (leave out the /)
Hiking the Borrego Springs Area (Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Cuyamaca Rancho SP, Imperial Sand Dunes (Algodones Dunes), Laguna Mountain, Warner Springs) California, Hike with gps, gpx and kml (Google Earth).

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