Anza-Borrego Desert State Park: First Day Hike-Plum Canyon
Park: Anza-Borrego Desert SP
Join Volunteer Naturalist Ann Keenan on a moderate 4-mile hike up Plum Canyon. We will enjoy a variety of plants, rocks and bends as we hike to a spectacular overlook on the California Riding and Hiking Trail. Wear boots and a hat, carry water, and bring a snack. Meet at Plum Canyon off Highway 78, west of S-3. From there we will carpool to the trailhead. Limited to 12 participants. Sign up at the Visitor Center in advance, 760-767-4205,
Location of the Event: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Time of the Event: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where to Meet: Entrance to Plum Canyon, on Highway 78 west of Highway S-3
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
Minimum Age for Kids: 12
Length of the Trail: 4 miles
Things to Bring: Bring water, hat, snacks, sturdy boots
Cancellation Information: Heavy rain will cancel; call ABDSP Visitor Center 760-767-4205.
About First Day Hikes and America's State Parks: America's State Parks announced that all 50 state park systems will sponsor guided First Day Hike Programs on New Year’s Day 2013. America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike on January 1, 2013 at a state park. First Day Hikes offer a great way to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and welcome the New Year with friends and family. Currently there are 622 First Day Hikes.For more information about America's State Parks, visit http://www.americasstateparks.org.
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