All activities meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise specified.
9:00 a.m. Hike – South Palm Wash 3 Hours
Join Volunteer Naturalist Paul Larson for a hike up a wash, then into a beautiful slot canyon up to a 20-25 foot dry waterfall. There is a rockfall about 100 meters before the waterfall that can be negotiated by those who choose. Meet at the overlook at mile marker 38 on S22 (at the phone call box near the Calcite Mine) for this moderate 4-mile hike.
11:00 a.m. Walk - Beaks and Feet: Birding Made Simple 1 Hour
If you’ve always wanted to learn about birds but thought it’s too complicated and only for birding experts, you’ll enjoy this simple way of appreciating the birds! Join Regina Reiter, Park Interpretive Specialist, in the Visitor Center Discovery Lab for this hands on discovery session and get a close look at birds in and around the Visitor Center. For bird lovers 8 and up with no previous birding experience necessary. Bring binoculars if you have them.
7:30 p.m. Walk -Enjoy Anza-Borrego’s Dark Night Sky! 1.5 Hours
Spring evenings are perfect for Stargazing at the Visitor Center! Explore constellations, search for planets, and learn about the importance of dark skies everywhere. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, binoculars if you have them, flashlight (red lens is preferable) and your imagination! Look for Regina Reiter, Park Interpretive Specialist, on the roof of the Visitor Center.