Sheep Canyon - Anza Borrego

4.8/5 (10 reviews)
Part of Coyote Canyon Lower, Sheep Canyon Trail used to be a popular thru way people enjoyed often. Sheep Canyon got its name from the seasonal pools of water and mud that the big horn sheep come down from the mountains to drink. Now since the park service has closed the trail for a short distance...Read More
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Highlights of Sheep Canyon - Anza Borrego

Desert Category IconDesert
Iconic Category IconIconic
Mud Category IconMud
Overland Category IconOverland
Rock Category IconRock
Sand Category IconSand
Snow Wheeling Category IconSnow Wheeling
Wash Category IconWash
Water Category IconWater
Highest Elevation
1645 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
09/30 - 06/01
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
Sheep Canyon
Nearest Town
Ocotillo
Nearest Services
Ocotillo
Management Agency
Anza-Borrega Desert State Park
District
Anza-Borrega Desert State Park

Overview

Part of Coyote Canyon Lower, Sheep Canyon Trail used to be a popular thru way people enjoyed often. Sheep Canyon got its name from the seasonal pools of water and mud that the big horn sheep come down from the mountains to drink. Now since the park service has closed the trail for a short distance between Coyote Canyon Upper and Coyote Canyon Lower, this area sees a lot less traffic on it. Thus now this area is a great retreat to avoid crowds and enjoy the peaceful scenery of Anza Borrego Desert.

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7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
10 Community Reviews
1 Video
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