Night Time, Scorpions and Super Moon in June

Summertime at The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course is peaceful and serene. The pace of life is slow as the desert rejuvenates itself during the hottest months of the year. Some creatures actually thrive in the desert under the moon light, among them are scorpions.   June 14 – Full Moon, Super … Continued

Font’s Point in the Borrego Badlands

The mercury is going up thus making the rates go down, which means it’s a great time to visit Font’s Point, an overlook to the Borrego Badlands, just a few miles from The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course. Font’s Point is off the beaten track, but only about 9 miles away. Hop … Continued

Historic Julian

Julian is an historic gold-mining town about 30 miles southwest of Borrego Springs via CA 78. In 1870, a single fleck of gold was found in a local creek inspiring the town’s only gold rush. By 1900, the treasure seekers realized that the town’s true wealth was in its rich farmland. They gave up their … Continued

Mothers’ Day Shopping in Borrego Springs

Mothers’ Day is Sunday, May 8 this year and if you’re lucky enough to be able to treat your mother – or some other lucky lady – to a getaway at The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course, by all means…do it! Then go Mothers’ Day shopping for gifts that are sure to … Continued

Santa Rosa Mountains

Santa Rosa Herself Who was this woman for whom the Santa Rosa Mountains are named? Born in April of 1586 to a noble family in Lima, Peru, the beautiful Rosa was the first person in the Western Hemisphere to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. During her short lifetime (she died in 1617) she … Continued

Go Fish! Fishing at Lake Cuyamaca

Fishing in Nearby Julian Take CA-78 West to Julian. It’s just 30 miles to San Diego County’s only year-round trout fishery. At an elevation of 4600 feet, the cool climate is perfect for trout fishing every day of the year. The rangers have just stocked another 2500 pounds of rainbow trout in this inviting lake … Continued

Dog Star and Dog Stars

Sirius, the Dog Star in the Night Sky Sirius is the brightest star in the sky and is easy to see without a telescope. To find the Dog Star in the night sky, look for the three stars in Orion’s belt and follow downwards and to the left. There, not too far above the horizon, … Continued

Fairy Dusters and Concerts in the Desert

  What is a Fairy Duster Occasionally red, but mostly hot pink, these unique, feathery, pink balls resemble fluffy make-up brushes and attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and a wide array of other desert bird species. After flowering, the fairy duster produces long, bean-like pods that attract quail and other wildlife. Although picking or uprooting flowers in … Continued

Shipwreck in the Desert

  How and Where Claims for the shipwreck’s existence have been made for nearly every place in the desert, but the most convincing locale is the area around the Salton Sea. The desert sink we call the Salton Sea was once known to ancient people as Lake Cahuilla. It was a freshwater lake five times … Continued

Ancient Ironwood Trees in the Anza-Borrego Desert

The Desert Ironwood, the largest tree in the Anza-Borrego desert region, can grow up to thirty feet tall and live over one thousand years – and yet it is a legume, just like your garden snap peas! If trees could talk, what tales of desert history and mystery they could tell!   Hike to See … Continued

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