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Highlight of our San Diego Vacation

Amazing! The canyon is incredible and accessible at all the same time, we took young kids that... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Jason S
Orlando, Florida
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Coolest - Most Exciting Hike Ever

The Slot Canyon is the Coolest and Most Exciting Hike I ever made. Flash floods formed that... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Danny V
Carlsbad, California
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Borrego Mountain Wash, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing! The canyon is incredible and accessible at all the same time, we took young kids that needed minimal assistance but those who want to can add more difficult climbing. Canyon height is impressive and good mix of widths. Drive was about two hours from...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The Slot Canyon is the Coolest and Most Exciting Hike I ever made. Flash floods formed that breathtaking canyon. Hiking in the canyon is a very unique experience and is a very cool place for picture. I have an SUV, which I believe is best...More

1  Thank Danny V
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The slot section is fun. Cool shadows, leaning rocks, narrow passageways. If you do the whole loopI recommend going in a clockwise direction. The steep hill is STEEP. Check out a map beforehand. An out and back of the slot section is easy and takes...More

Thank ojichan
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Slot Canyon was definitely a gem to find. It is an easy hike and you are in the shade, a definite plus for the desert. It gets pretty narrow at some points. I had to take off my fanny pack to fit through without scraping...More

1  Thank GSHub
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It is a must do hike. Amazing, beautiful and mysterious place.Go in the morning before 10 AM., and take lots of pictures.

2  Thank 991mrcf
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

About ten miles SE of Borrego Springs in the State Park there is a dry wash that becomes a slot canyon for about half a mile.... it's an exciting and tortuous trail as you get deeper and narrower into the slot and anyone with a...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Drive off road for a while and get to Slot Canyon. Then hike through this narrow (slot) water/wind formed canyon. Fascinating and a great place to not be in a rain storm. Flash flood central.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We love slot canyons. It takes us back to hide and seek adventures of many decades past. This well-marked trail is at the end of a 2-mile dirt road (easy 2-wheel drive). A short climb up and the canyon is in view. Scramble down and...More

2  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Well worth the trip. A bit of a walk, down the canyon then back up to the parking area, but well worth the exercise. Breathtaking walk, amazing views from down in the canyon up towards the rim.

1  Thank bellevue71
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Although listed in the park information, like most things there is not a lot of detail. You should take this short hike. An easy dirt road leads to the parking area and there is a very shot hike down into the slot canyon, which extends...More

1  Thank Rich B
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23 March 2017|
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Response from Shilpa C | Reviewed this property |
We could get to the parking lot with a 2wd. But if you plan on getting to font's point, go for 4wd.
James E
31 January 2017|
Response from joebobeo | Reviewed this property |
No, there are signs , no dogs