Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
 Accessible Features

 

Overview
Trail panels on the All-Access Trail include Braille text.With 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.

 

Camping
Accessible campsite at Borrego Palms Canyon campground, in Anza Borrego State ParkBorrego 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 restrooms.
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.

Trails
A person using a wheelchair on the *** Trail at Anza Borrego State ParkThe .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.

Exhibits/Programs
Anza Borrego 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.

Other Information
An accessible mounting ramp is available at the Horse Camp (under construction)

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