Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Hellhole Canyon/Maidenhair Falls)


On this challenging hike within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, you will traverse washes and climb over rock jumbles while exploring a hidden oasis that is fed by a year-round spring. Reaching Maidenhair Falls will walk you through three palm groves on a 5-mile hike through Hellhole Canyon.

This trail is only 84 miles from the San Diego Natural History Museum. Join the Museum’s Canyoneers for a guided nature walk through this habitat. Visit our website for a list of upcoming hikes.

PHOTO CREDIT: Jim Varnell, Canyoneers