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Easy to drive in and park

Quiet area to get to without 4 wheel drive. Lots of birds in the area and easy to hike around... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Connie B
San Diego, CA
The Old Favourites are still the best

The well is largely dried up now but there is obviously a lot of underground water judging by the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
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16 Feb 2018
“Easy to drive in and park”
11 Jul 2016
“The Old Favourites are still the best”
Waterwell located in the Anza Borrego State Park. Site of the mysterious Ghost Dancers.
Borrego Springs, CA
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Quiet area to get to without 4 wheel drive. Lots of birds in the area and easy to hike around. There is a restroom which is appreciated.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Connie B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The well is largely dried up now but there is obviously a lot of underground water judging by the abundant vegetation surrounding the place. Both the flora and fauna are excellent - even in June when we visited

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Rockhopper104
Reviewed 13 April 2016

My husband and I went on this hike on a cool morning. Although the trail is a little hard to follow in some places toward the top of the hill and I believe the length of the hike is longer than the local maps indicate,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 30 March 2016

There is no water in the well, and even much of the nearby mesquite has been dying off due to the over exploitation of the natural water table in the Borrego Valley. It has been years since we've seen water here. There is still beauty...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Saw several hummingbirds and the birds were attracted to the mistletoe that was growing. Not a difficult hike.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank chockel
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Drive here is pleasant and nice area to see, beautiful scenery. The different seasons have different vantage points.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Garry M
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

First time I found this campground, was in the early 80s as a teenager. It's a very convenient little campground, with all the amenities you might want. It's close enough to beret go springs to drive in and get a nice dinner. Stop at the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank jonmatson
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This is an easy (bit rocky) 1.5 mile round trip hike starting from Tamarisk Grove Camp ground. Can be bit difficult for beginners and kids. Park on the road side, pick up a brochure with 14 points of interest on the way to make the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank elixirpost
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Yaqui Well is a good birding stop. You can usually pull over along the road without the rangers stopping you. In winter, there is an excellent chance of seeing bighorns across from the campground.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Tek
Reviewed 5 January 2013

A relatively easy walk on a well marked trail. Pick up a brochure at the start to learn about the various plants

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank topat16
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