Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®
over 600,000 acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
includes washes, wildflowers, palm groves, cacti and
sweeping vistas of the Colorado Desert. The park
office, visitor center, and three of its campgrounds
have many accessible features described below. Phone
760-767-5311. Many visitors approach from the east
or west via Highways S22 and 78. Highway S2 enters
the park from the south off Interstate 8.
Palm Canyon Campground. Three campsites are
designated accessible. All are accessibly furnished
and located. Tent sites are 12'x 12' on soft sand.
There are 48 sites with full hook-ups, many of them
level and generally accessible, though they are not
so designated. Restrooms with showers: Five
accessible unisex toilet rooms with separate showers
are dispersed through upper and lower ends of
campground with some near tent sites and some near
sites with RV hookups. Routes of travel from sites
to restrooms are accessible. There is one accessible
parking space adjacent to each of the accessible
Tamarisk Grove Campground. Two
campsites are accessible. Restroom: A new accessible
restroom and shower building is adjacent to one of
the accessible campsites. An accessible parking
space is adjacent to the building. The campfire
center has been made accessible.
Bow Willow Campground. There are
two accessible campsites and an accessible non-flush
restroom at this remote and undeveloped campground.
.75-mile All-Access Trail near the
Visitor Center has been improved and now connects
the Visitor Center to the Borrego Palms Campground.
Interpretive panels focus on area plants and animals
and include Braille text keyed to alternate senses.
Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is
generally accessible and includes automatic doors at
the entry. Exhibits are generally accessible.
Assistive listening devices are available. Exterior
accessible restrooms off the parking area are
available. Parking includes four designated
accessible spaces with one van accessible. Route of
travel from lot to Visitor Center entry is 300 feet,
but path is paved and generally accessible.
An accessible mounting ramp is
available at the Horse Camp (under construction)
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