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America’s State Parks First Day Hikes: California

Location of the Event: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Time of the Event: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where to Meet: Entrance to Plum Canyon, on Highway 78 west of Highway S-3

Degree of Difficulty: Moderate

Minimum Age for Kids: 12

Restrictions: N/A

Length of the Trail: 4 miles

Things to Bring: Bring water, hat, snacks, sturdy boots

Cancellation Information: Heavy rain will cancel; call ABDSP Visitor Center 760-767-4205

Additional Information: Join Volunteer Naturalist Ann Keenan on a moderate 4-mile hike up Plum Canyon. We will enjoy a variety of plants, rocks and bends as we hike to a spectacular overlook on the California Riding and Hiking Trail. Wear boots and a hat, carry water, and bring a snack. Meet at Plum Canyon off Highway 78, west of S-3. From there we will carpool to the trailhead. Limited to 12 participants. Sign up at the Visitor Center in advance, 760-767-4205.

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