ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.
8:00 a.m. Hike – Whale Peak 6 – 7 Hours
Whale Peak, due south of Borrego Springs, provides a sweeping view from the summit. Join Volunteer Naturalists Ted Caragozian, Dan Jellis, and Paul Larson for a moderately paced but somewhat strenuous hike to the top, including some boulder scrambling. Limited to twelve participants. Two high-clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles are required for six participants. Sign up at the Visitor Center. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Meet along County Road S2 4.5 miles south of the junction with State Hwy 78 (just south of Shelter Valley.)
11:00 a.m. Talk – Bighorn Sheep: Symbol of Desert Wilderness 1 Hour
Join Volunteer Naturalist Tony DeLorenzo to find out about bighorn sheep. Where did they come from? What is their history here in the desert? What are their prospects for the future?