Blair Valley

Ocotillo, California (San Diego County)

Last Updated: 05/03/2017
4.7 / 5 ( 7 reviews )
Zoom in to see trails...

Highlights

Highlight: Blair Valley
In the northern section of Anza Borrego sits one of the most historical and beautiful places in all of the state park. With everything from pictographs to abandoned cabins and lush green desert flora, there is no wonder why many consider Blair Valley the best stop in all of Anza Borrego. This location is popular with the overland, 4x4, hiking, and mountain biking crowd from which many come to this area to take in the beauty, explore the history, and enjoy some of the best camping Anza Borrego State Park has to offer.

Video

Route Information

Technical Rating

( EASY )

Read more about our rating system

Waypoints

1. Blair Valley (0 mi)
Blair Valley is easily one of the coolest camping spots in Anza Borrego. As you are coming down S2, you cross over a small hill and catch your first stunning view of the lush green valley that is full of life. The trail exits to the east from the highway in a large turnout.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Borrego Springs, CA

Take S2 approximately 6 miles south from Highway 78. The trailhead will be on the left side of the highway.

Camping

Dispersed
Improved

Trail Reviews (7)

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.