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The southern segment of the PCT-San Felipe traverses Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the entire section offers great views into the desert. You MUST carry a lot of water!

The San Felipe Section of the PCT extends from Scissor's Crossing (at the junction of Highway 78 and S2) north along a VERY DRY portion of the trail called San Felipe Hills to the Montezuma Valley Road (S22). The southern segment traverses Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the entire section offers great views into the desert.

You MUST carry a lot of water, as none is available along the entire 25 miles.

Forest maps available at Palomar Ranger District Office located on Black Canyon Road in Ramona.

Directions: From San Diego, CA, Follow Interstate 8 east to Highway 67. Follow Hwy. 67 north to Ramona. Follow Hwy. 78 east to Santa Ysabel and the junction with Hwy. 79. Follow Hwy. 79 north approximately 10 miles to the junction with S2. Follow S2 east 4 miles to the junction with S22. Follow S2 east 1 mile.

Elevation: 2,250 feet

Elevation Gain: 3,350 feet

Distance: 23 miles

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

 
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