Mortero Wash North - Anza Borrego

3/5 (2 reviews)
Ocotillo, California (Imperial County)
Last Updated: 09/26/2022
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In the southwest corner of Anza Borrego State Park sits one of the most visited trails in this desolate part of California. Just off of Mortero Wash North is a popular gathering areas in the desert. The Dolomite Mine is a great abandoned mine but is rather difficult to get to. While traveling through Mortero Wash North, you will be surrounded by some of the amazing flora of the southern portion of the Anza Borrego Desert. Whether you are out exploring the desert or trying to get to the Dolomite Mine, Mortero Wash North is a great stop.

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Trail Reviews

3/5 (2 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 3/5
Visited: 01/01/2021

Nothing too special here, but still better than driving on pavement. Drove this route to check out the mine and ruins.
Status: Open
Rated 3/5
Visited: 01/17/2020

Short scenic drive to cruise through, the description is spot on, as usual, just a smooth dirt road with a couple of dips and small rocks.

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