Seventeen Palms and Vicinity Trail

Ocotillo Wells, California

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Smack-dab in the middle of the most desolate part of the Borrego Badlands stands a remarkable triad of palm oases. The best known of these, Seventeen Palms, is a popular destination for park visitors. The other two lie just a short distance away. They are accessible in a roundabout way via four-wheel-drive trails, or overland on foot as described here. Smack-dab in the middle of the most desolate part of the Borrego Badlands stands a remarkable triad of palm oases. The best known of these, Seventeen Palms, is a popular destination for park visitors. The other two lie just a short distance away. They are accessible in a roundabout way via four-wheel-drive trails, or overland on foot as described here.

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"Smack-dab in the middle of the most desolate part of the Borrego Badlands stands a remarkable triad of palm oases. The best known of these, Seventeen Palms, is a popular destination for park visitors. The other two lie just a short distance away. They are accessible in a roundabout way via four-wheel-drive trails, or overland on foot as described here. Smack-dab in the middle of the most desolate part of the Borrego Badlands stands a remarkable triad of palm oases. The best known of these, Seventeen Palms, is a popular destination for park visitors. The other two lie just a short distance away. They are accessible in a roundabout way via four-wheel-drive trails, or overland on foot as described here."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Ocotillo Wells
Distance: 2.5
Elevation Gain: 300 feet
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 1.5 hours
Season: November through March
Local Contacts: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Local Maps: USGS Seventeen Palms, Shell Reef
Driving Directions: Directions to Seventeen Palms & Vicinity Trail

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May 2018