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Mar 13, 2008 - Split Mountain & Up Fish Creek (without Paddle)!
Though today in quite hot and windy, we decide a drive to the Split Mountain/Fish Creek area of Anza Borrego Desert State Park is in order. From Borrego Springs we head southeast to highway 78, then east to Ocotillo Wells, a popular off-road State vehicular recreation area. At Split Mountain Road heading south about 5 miles is a right turn into Fish Creek Wash, just before the gypsum being mined at road's end. As the road crisscrosses through Fish Creek wash , we enter a geological wonderland! Geologists tell us that this area was once the...Jump to full entry