Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Attractions and Activities
With over 600,000 acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in the contiguous United States. Visitors to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park enjoy a wide range of scenic places to visit.
Visitor Center - books, brochures, maps, exhibits
Borrego Palm Canyon - nature trail to grove of native California fan palms
Green Valley Campground is located in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park in San Diego County, near Julian. The park is characterized by oak woodlands, meadows, and creeks. A number of campsites are tent-only. Popular swimming holes are in the river near the campground.
A Horse Camp with 15 sites is located across the river from the campground. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is only a short drive away.
Hiking trails, cascades and shallow pools at Green Valley Day-use area, interpretive programs in summer, trails to nearby peaks, Lake Cuyamaca with boating and fishing
Green Valley Horse Camp
Green Valley Horse Camp is located across the Sweetwater River from the main campground. ( The horse camp has 15 sites, with sites 12 and 13 designated as accessible sites. Each site can accommodate up to 8 people and 2 vehicles. The site has 2 horse corrals. Campers should take note of the Alerts at the bottom of the reservation site page for the particular site being reserved to be sure it meets their needs.
Photos of Green Valley Horse Camp Green Valley Horse Camp Reservations Fee: $35
Note: The reservatiion page also shows Los Vaqueros Group Horse Camp, but the Green Valley Horse Camp is a separate facility.
General Camping Information for Anza-Borrego State Park and Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Temperatures can reach 80-100 degrees in the spring. Visitors are advised to carry water and wear sun protective hats. Be aware of possible flash floods during storms. Check with the park for road conditions. Always notify someone of
your plans, including when you plan to return.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.