ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.
9:00 a.m. Hike – California Riding and Hiking Trail Loop 3 Hours
Join Paul Larson and Mary Ekelund for a moderately strenuous 3-mile hike up the California Riding and Hiking Trail to a wonderful view over the basin to the east. We'll see some interesting plants and geological features along the way and return via the old trail. Meet at Hellhole parking lot on Hwy S-22, 1/2 mile west of the junction with Palm Canyon Dr. Bring water, hat, and sturdy hiking boots.
2:00 p.m. Talk – Cosmic Recycling: Geological Highlights of the Anza-Borrego Region 1 Hour
Southern California has a rich and varied geological history. Volunteer Naturalist Ted Caragozian will relate some of the fascinating local lore and how it ties into the larger picture. Meets in the Discovery Lab at the Visitor Center.