Anza-Borrego: An International Dark Sky Park and Borrego Springs: A Dark Sky Community

Horsehead Nebula

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the nearby community of Borrego Springs earned prestigious designations that highlight their commitment to preserving the night sky. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, while Borrego Springs is celebrated as an International Dark Sky Community. These accolades, awarded by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), […]

Back in Time: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s Extensive Fossil Beds

The fossil beds in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park hold significant scientific and educational value, inspiring a quest for knowledge about prehistoric life and the region’s geological history. The Park contains one of North America’s richest concentrations of Pleistocene fossils, dating from 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago. Fossils found here include those of mammoths, camels, […]

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