Hike to Maidenhair Falls via Hellhole Canyon in Anza Borrego Desert State Park

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Nice hike up canyon to a small waterfall in the desert.

This 5.1 mile hike begins near the visitor center of Anza Borrego Desert State Park and gains 974 feet of elevation while climbing up a canyon to a small waterfall. It is an interesting hike as you can see the plant life change as you get closer to the waterfall. There are parts where the trail get hard to follow. Just keep hiking up towards the sound of the waterfall.

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RT Distance 5.1 Miles
Elevation Gain 974 Feet
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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