Hiking

The Best Hiking Trails in Scissors Crossing, California (United States)

44 trails

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  • Distance
    5.42mi
    Elevation +
    1690f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego - Chuckwalla wash Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego - Chuckwalla wash Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego - Chuckwalla wash

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A nice easy wash uphill. From Borrego on Highway 78 mile 75, the first dirt road on the left. Follow the rough road to the end. You probably need a high clearance car. Go straight into ...

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  • Distance
    5.20mi
    Elevation +
    1647f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking Hwy S2 Exit (no) Pinyon Mnt Rd, at mile 21. Take the NO Pinyon Mnt rd to the left (and NOT the Pinyon Mnt rd). Follow this high clearance dirt road (4x4 preferred because of the sand), north e...

  • Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    1234f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - 2.5 Mile Mine Wash Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - 2.5 Mile Mine Wash Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - 2.5 Mile Mine Wash Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking Start hiking left away from the road (South East) You should see the sandy wash after a minute or so. Hike up the main sandy wash. The wash narrows and the first obstacle is a small dry f...

  • Distance
    3.78mi
    Elevation +
    984f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Cool Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Cool Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Cool Canyon Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking Hiking in Cool Canyon, a more narrow canyon, that gets plenty of shade. The canyon is filled with sand and there are numerous dry falls. Most of them are slightly angled and easy to get up....

  • Distance
    4.53mi
    Elevation +
    1152f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Smuggler Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Smuggler Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Smuggler Canyon Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A hike along pictographs, towards smugglers drop. The hike up up to smugglers drop will take you 1 hour return and is really easy. The rest of the hike is interesting but hard and lots a...

  • Distance
    3.98mi
    Elevation +
    1175f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Pinyon Spring Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Pinyon Spring Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Pinyon Spring Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking Hike up the wash (continue as road you came on). At the spring, take the fork right, keep on going until you meet the main wash. The wash is not always that distinct, sometimes it's sand, so...

  • Distance
    8.76mi
    Elevation +
    2303f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bitter Creek Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bitter Creek Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bitter Creek Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking An interesting loop into Bitter Creek Forks. The climate in this creek is different from other parts of the park. Mesquite is found in the middle part of most washes. Hike up Bitter cre...

  • Distance
    6.67mi
    Elevation +
    1434f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bittercreek loop 2 Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bittercreek loop 2 Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Bittercreek loop 2

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A scenic loop in two Bittercreek forks. One of the wet places in the park, so a good flower hike. After about 1 mile, take the hard to see wash on the right (West). This is a small wash b...

  • Distance
    3.49mi
    Elevation +
    1444f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs Lizard Canyon Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs Lizard Canyon Photo ofCalifornia Borrego Springs Lizard Canyon

    More Anza Borrego Hiking Mile 75,9 HW 78, (sign Lizard Wash) Take the dirt road (AWD) Until you reach the end of the dirt road. Hiking into the canyon we take the left fork. A lot of barrel cacti (blooming in March) A...

  • Distance
    7.89mi
    Elevation +
    3314f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Granite Mountain Peak Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Granite Mountain Peak Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Granite Mountain Peak

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A hike up to the Peak of Granite Mountain. At the end of the road, head into the canyon, also known as Cool Canyon. The canyon is sandy with some small dry falls, all in all an easy warmin...

  • Distance
    5.80mi
    Elevation +
    1467f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop 2 Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop 2 Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Mine Wash Loop 2

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A most scenic canyon wash loop. The hike is easy/moderately. From the parking you can see a canyon to the west, right of the main wash. To get there start hiking north in a small sandy ...

  • Distance
    4.47mi
    Elevation +
    951f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Kenyon Cove Wash Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Kenyon Cove Wash Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Kenyon Cove Wash

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A nice sandy wash for an easy hike. Hike south and find the sandy wash on the left side. It's a bit difficult to see where the canyon is located. At point "Drop" you encounter the only ...

  • Distance
    5.63mi
    Elevation +
    1404f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Plum Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Plum Canyon Loop Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Plum Canyon Loop

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A loop along two forks of the plum canyon. As the road forks, take the left one and park. Hike further into the canyon and continue as the road ends. Stay in the main canyon and at the fi...

  • Distance
    3.77mi
    Elevation +
    1319f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Grapevine loop North Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Grapevine loop North Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Grapevine loop North

    More Anza Borrego Hiking A nice loop on the North side of the Grapevine canyon. The wash has sand but you encounter stretches with small boulders. In a small canyon on the right, cross over to the return canyon. ...

  • Distance
    8.15mi
    Elevation +
    1798f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Hornblende up to the end Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Hornblende up to the end Photo ofCalifornia - Borrego Springs - Hornblende up to the end

    More Anza Borrego Hiking The Hornblende canyon is always a pleasure to hike. Hike as far as you can go. After point "Narrow" the canyon gets more and more interesting. Meaning small granite falls and more boulders...

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