Indian Canyon North

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4.4/5 (5 reviews)
Ocotillo, California (San Diego County)
Last Updated: 03/22/2023
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Another one of Anza Borrego's great southern trails, Indian Canyon North is a dream come true for overlanders and 4x4 enthusiasts alike that are looking to escape the headache of city life and enjoy the solitude and beauty of the amazing Anza Borrego State Park. Along the route, you will be submerged in amazing desert plant life amid stunning mountains in the background. From the high points, you can even see the Carrizo Badlands.

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4.4/5 (5)
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/25/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Of the two splits, this one is far more beautiful for desert landscape and viewpoints than the south trail. Keep an eye on where your turn outs may be as it' a one-way and not many places to pop out for someone to pass without hurting natural vegetation. Nice rock formations at the end of the trail.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 03/22/2023

I love these canyons, so full of life.
Trail Review: Indian Canyon North - Josh Noesser
Trail Review: Indian Canyon North - Josh Noesser
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 02/19/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Easy trail for anyone to do. Get here early to snag the camp spot at the end if your looking for seclusion.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 01/02/2021

Not much to see here other than the usual desert environment and a few palm trees at the end of the trail. But the smooth sandy 2-track was fun to drive.
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1800
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Rated 4/5
Visited: 12/21/2019

Waypoint two ended up being a good spot to have lunch and cruise around. So peaceful and beautiful out there, the end of the trail seemed like it would be a good camping spot.
Trail Review: Indian Canyon North - Rob
Trail Review: Indian Canyon North - Rob

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