Borrego Experience Blog

Narrows Earth Nature Trail Guide

December 1, 2019

Nature Trail Guide
Narrows Earth

Binoculars, scopes, and cameras ready!

November 26, 2019

Over 300 species of birds call the 600,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park home at various times throughout the year.

Butterfield Stagecoach Route

November 22, 2019

Put a stamp on it!  From 1858 to 1861 the Overland Mail route was an essential component of settling the west as mail, and people, from Saint Louis headed to San Francisco.  Although John Butterfield's mail contract was rather short lived due to the civil war, the route continued to be developed

Who Was Keslings

November 18, 2019

Kesling’s Kitchen Building

On the cusp of the desert golf-and-leisure boom in 1950, Borrego Springs’ leaders envisioned becoming “another Palm Springs,” and the sleek modern building at Christmas Circle and 665 Palm Canyon Drive represented the era’s sense of optimistic possibility.

TCDC Wins Award

Hawk Migration

November 14, 2019

Research shows that Central Valley Swainson's Hawks generally migrate to Mexico, Central America, and a few to northern South America.

Daytime in a Dark Sky Community

November 8, 2019

Watch the transit of Mercury

Mercury is not often visible, but late in the year, it will be visible in a special way.

Enhancing Borrego

History of Collecting in Anza-Borrego