Panorama Overlook/Extended Overlook Trail

Borrego Springs, California 92004

Panorama Overlook/Extended Overlook Trail

Panorama Overlook/Extended Overlook Trail Professional Review and Guide

"A short but steep climb via a switchback trail south up San Ysidro Mountain to a scenic overlook of Borrego Valley, continuing to a higher and even more expansive viewpoint. These make for a wonderful extended overlook—a good place to sit and soak up the majestic desert scenery of canyons, alluvial fans, mountains, valleys, and jagged, exposed ridges. The palm groves of Borrego Palm Canyon are hidden from view, but take time here to scan the slopes for desert bighorn sheep. As with most mountainous use trails, this one is easier to find going down than up."

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Trail Information

Borrego Springs
Nearby City
2.6
Distance
240 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3 to 5 hours
Duration
October through April.
Season
780 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,020 feet
Top Elevation
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Local Contacts
USGS Borrego Palms Canyons
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Nov 2018