Indian Canyon North

Ocotillo, California (San Diego County)

Last Updated: 05/02/2017
4.5 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
Nearby Trails
Status: Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 2.6 miles
Highest Elevation: 1985 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Ocotillo
Nearest Town w/ Services: Ocotillo
Official Road Name: Indian Canyon North
Management Agency: Anza-Borrega Desert State Park
District: Anza-Borrega Desert State Park
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Highlight: Indian Canyon North
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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Route Information

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1. Indian North and Indian Gorge (0 mi)
The trail splits from Fish Creek and Indian Canyon South. From here it heads north, reconnecting with the old Indian path.

Directions to Trailhead

Trailhead Coordinates: 32.862847, -116.245355

Starting Point: Ocotillo, CA

The trail starts at the end of Indian Gorge in Anza Borrego State Park and heads west. The trail is the northern most of the two trails.



Trail Reviews (2)

Status: Open
Offroaded on:
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.

Status: Open
Offroaded on:
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.

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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.
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