Anza-Borrego Desert: Pacific Crest S22 South - Barrel Spring

Rating *****
length 10.2 mile - 4 hour 15 minutes (Return trip). Easy.
Elevation 3480 - 4450 feet
Access On the S22, close to mile 1. (All cars)

The Pacific Crest Trail is easy to follow.

Just past the gate, you find Barrel spring a place to fill your water bottle (water not tested).

An uphill hike in green surroundings, the trail runs high above the canyon floor.

Hiking time 4 Hour 15 Minutes, but you can easily make is longer.

The GPX file contains an alternative return route that follows a drainage.
Expect some dry falls, but nothing challenging. Watch out for scrubs and poison oak.

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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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