What Is A Fossil?
Textbook definitions of "fossil" all converge on some variant of "any sign or indication of ancient life". This covers a lot of territory, from bones and seashells, to chunks of wood and leaf impressions, to worm burrows and animal footprints. Globs of feces count as fossils,
Is there anything special about the geology of the Park?
Yes, indeed, there certainly is. Many of the processes currently active in and around the Park are essentially unique to our area. As with so much of geology, the basic driving mechanism is plate tectonics. Locally we have "extremely oblique extension".
"Borrego Experience" Preps for Launch
Press Release, June 20, 2019: The Borrego Experience Geotourism program, a partnership program led by the Borrego Village Association (BVA), is creating an interactive website featuring unique and authentic visitor experiences in Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The BorregoExp
Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser
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Peg Leg Smith Liars Contest
Every year, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park attracts storytellers from all over the globe to compete in the annual Peg Leg Smith Liar’s Contest. The festivities begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair and refreshments and get ready to enjoy a night of fun, and it’s free!