O: Anza- Borrego Desert SP Easter Campout Register

Date and Time:
Thu, Mar 28, 2024; 2:00 PM (Pacific) - Sun, Mar 31, 2024  11:00 AM  (Pacific)

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O: Anza- Borrego Desert SP Easter Campout

Desert Cottontails, Easter Ravens and Bighorn Sheep. Hike the ancient trails of the Cahuilla and the Kumeyaay people who came before us in this wonderland of natures's beauty. Spend 3 nights (Thurs to Sunday) at our favorite Borrego Palm Canyon group tent campsite (775'), drinking water, flush toilets, showers, 3 picnic tables, shade ramada per 2 campsites. Day hikes include the 3 - 5 mile round trip Borrego Palm Canyon trail through bighorn sheep habitat to a large palm grove. Other hikes include an interpretive trail hike to the Visitor Center, The Slot, Hellhole Canyon and other easy soul restorative desert hikes. California Professional Geologist Jay Schneider will describe the processes that made this canyon so incredible. Sherri Sisson, Sierra Club leader and Native Plant Society member, will hike along with us to identify the beautiful desert plants and the problem with invasive weeds. When do the Wildflowers Bloom? Call the Wildflower Hotline 760-767-4684. Send $75 (Check payable OCSS) to Reservationist: Donna Specht, 22221 Wood Island Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. Space limited-12 parking spots , include rideshare information. Cost includes campsite, leader led hikes, refreshments, happy hour, campfire.

7H9V+GG Borrego Springs, CA, USA

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33.26884800,-116.40617000 Donna Specht donnaspecht@juno.com MM/DD/yyyy amOUuwqNAzpGSXwtHmnd12740

Organized By: Angeles Ch Orange Cty Sierrans, Orange County Group

Location: 7H9V+GG Borrego Springs, CA, USA

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Event Organizers:
Donna Specht
   donnaspecht@juno.com
   (714) 625-2839
Ana Juarez
   ajcoyame@aol.com
   (714) 323-3627
Jay Schneider
   rtnttnj@aol.com
   (626) 841-2667
Joel Kenyon
   joelis5050@gmail.com
   (949) 285-5909
Marigold Velasco
   marigold2hike@gmail.com
   (858) 525-2529
Sherri Sisson
   sksisson@gmail.com
   (949) 282-7207

Desert Cottontails, Easter Ravens and Bighorn Sheep.
Hike the ancient trails of the Cahuilla and the Kumeyaay people who came before us in this wonderland of natures's beauty.  
Spend 3 nights (Thurs to Sunday) at our favorite Borrego Palm Canyon group tent campsite  (775'), drinking water, flush toilets, showers, 3 picnic tables, shade ramada per campsite.  
 Day hikes include the  3 - 5 mile round trip Borrego Palm Canyon trail through bighorn  sheep habitat to a large palm grove.  Other hikes include an interpretive trail hike to the Visitor Center, The Slot, Hellhole Canyon and other soul restorative, rejuvenating desert hikes. 
If you drive around, you might see free standing, larger than life metal sculptures in the middle of the desert.
California Professional Geologist Jay Schneider will describe the processes that made this canyon so incredible.
 Sherri Sisson, Sierra Club leader and Native Plant Society member, will hike along with us to identify the beautiful desert plants and the problem with invasive weeds.  
When do the Wildflowers Bloom?    Call the Wildflower Hotline 760-767-4684.

 Send  $75 (Check payable OCSS) to Reservationist:  Donna Specht, 22221 Wood Island Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646.  Space limited-12 parking spots , include rideshare information.  
Cost  includes campsite, leader led hikes, refreshments, happy hour, campfire.

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Photo:  Sherri Sisson, Borrego in Palm Canyon

Level: Moderate

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