Rocky Canyon

Salton City, California (Imperial County)

Last Updated: 03/28/2019
5 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
Zoom in to see trails...


Highlight: Rocky Canyon
Rocky Canyon is a quick trail that is located in the next canyon over from Kayla's Mountain. Being that both of these trails are so close and both relatively short in length, this makes them a must hit on a weekend out in Ocotillo Wells, Truckhaven Hills, or on your way to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.


Route Information

Technical Rating


Read more about our rating system


1. Rocky Canyon Trailhead (0 mi)
You will find the trailhead at the left of the large opening, just adjacent to Kayla's Mountain. Air down at the trailhead and brace yourself for a twisty fun ride. Rock sliders and lockers do help a lot along this trail. This is another follow the leader trail so fall in behind the rig in front and hang on.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Palm Springs, CA

Directions to the trailhead of Rocky Canyon from the Coachella Valley, Head on the I-10 East you will see exit 145 to CA-86 South toward Brawley continue on Highway 86 South for 35 miles. Take a right onto South Marina Drive this will become SR-22/ Borrego Salton Sea Way follow this for 1.9 miles. The turn out is on the passenger side marked with a wooded telephone company post. Follow the trail to Rocky Canyon trailhead.



Trail Reviews (1)

Questions & Answers (0)

Writer Information

Josh Noesser

Mapping Crew - California

Joshua Noesser grew up in Southern California but has lived in different parts of the country during his young adult life. Josh was first turned to four wheeling when he road with one of his friends dad up Surprise Canyon in the Panamint Valley at age14. After nearly 3 different roll overs later and a half dozen intense waterfalls, Josh was hooked. At 16 he purchased his first Jeep a CJ 7 and by 17 was putting his first locker in it. Currently, Josh is the owner and CEO of Nybble, an IT Solutions Company based in Orange County, California. Nybble isn't your normal IT company where everyone stays in and plays video games. Nybble's average company trip is out on the trails since a good amount of his staff enjoy wheeling too. As Josh likes to say, he offers the only IT Company with the ability to provide services in extreme locations. "If you want a server at the top of The Hammers, we will take care of that for you." Today you can find Josh out on the trail behind the wheel in one of his three different off-road vehicles. See the vehicles below for more information. If you ever run into Josh, please say high, he is a very friendly person and is always happy to have a new person join the group.
For individual use only, not to be shared.