Rockhouse Canyon

4.5/5 (4 reviews)
Just outside the sleepy desert town of Borrego Springs, Rockhouse Canyon Road is another fun out-and-back trail to add to your Anza-Borrego Desert State Park list, especially in the springtime. This backcountry trail runs directly along a sprawling dry lake bed in a barren valley between two mounta... Read More
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Highlights of Rockhouse Canyon

Desert Category Icon Desert
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
1219 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
Rockhouse Canyon Road
Nearest Town
Borrego Springs
Nearest Services
Borrego Springs
Management Agency
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
District
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Overview

Just outside the sleepy desert town of Borrego Springs, Rockhouse Canyon Road is another fun out-and-back trail to add to your Anza-Borrego Desert State Park list, especially in the springtime. This backcountry trail runs directly along a sprawling dry lake bed in a barren valley between two mountain ranges creating interesting photo opportunities. Climbing out the back of the lake bed, the trail travels a sandy wash filled with tall Ocotillo. Although you won't find much camping on this trail, check out this scenic route through the desert if you are sightseeing in the area.

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32 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
4 Community Reviews
1 Video
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