Start of Coyote Canyon: (For the first mile past the end of the pavement.)
Directions: Go north on DiGiorgio Road, one road east of Christmas Circle. The pavement ends about three miles north of Palm Canyon Drive. Park at the interpretive kiosk OR drive a half mile on the sandy road and park. Look for flowers for the next one mile. The road is sandy, and passable with care with 2WD. Coyote Canyon past Desert Gardens is 4WD. Dogs allowed on the road on a leash.
Flowers: Predominate color is purple – mostly sand verbena, Arizona lupine is starting to appear, some brown eyed primrose and some desert primrose.
Henderson Canyon Road
Between Borrego Valley Road and Highway S2. Directions: Park safely off the pavement and walk
north in the flower field. Flowers: Predominate color is yellow -mostly desert sunflower. Some sand verbena remain, but not much. Currently towards the middle to the east. West portion is starting.
Cactus Loop Trail
Location: Tamarisk Grove Campground. Directions: Take County Road S3, 20 minutes south of Borrego Springs. Head through the Yaqui Pass and look for the tamarisk trees and the campground.
Flowers: Fishhook Cactus, Beavertail, Barrel Cactus. Parish’s Goldpoppy and Emory’s Rockdaisy are dominate right now and a few Bigelow’s Monkeyflower.
Location: Mile 41 on County Rd S2, an hour south of Borrego Springs. 3 miles south of Agua Caliente County Park. PARK at the start of the wash with 2WD. Deep sandy road, OK for 4WD. Flowers are
2/10ths of a mile past the entrance of June Wash, and along the road and washes, good for walking. Flowers: Sand Verbena, Desert Sunflower, Dune Primrose, possible Desert Lily
Vallecito Creek Road
Location: Mile 43 on County Rd S2, an hour south of Borrego Springs. A little more than 3 mile south of Agua Caliente County Park. The wash is sandy, and only passable by vehicles with 4WD. Good for driving. Flowers: Sand Verbena, Desert Sunflower, Dune Primrose, possible Desert Lily
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center off of Palm Canyon Drive. Head west on Palm Canyon Drive until it terminates at the Visitor Center parking lot. Flowers are low to the ground and scattered all throughout the desert floor. Look closely along pathways at the VC, Campground Trail, Little Surprise Canyon, and Hellhole Canyon. Flowers: Brittlebush, Heliotrope, Chuparosa, Barrel Cactus, Beavertail Cactus, Desert Dandelions. Hellhole Canyon: Mostly Distant Phacelia and fiddleneck from the parking to the junction of the CRHT. Beyond the CRHT you start to see brown eyed evening primrose, Emory’s Rockdaisy and Fremont’s Pincushion.