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February 28, 2010 (Anza Borrego) – record rainfall in January and February is expected to produce a banner season for wildflowers in Anza Borrego Desert State Park.

Blooms are expected to peak through mid-March, so plan your trip east to the desert on any clear day over the next couple of weeks.


Anza-Borrego Desert State Park has a wildflower hotline for Anza Borrego, (760) 767-4684. Updates will begin when the flowers start to bloom. Start our visit with a stop by the visitors’ center. For hours and information on current areas in bloom, see

You can also find a map of flowering locations at

View photos from prior years, including images on this page,  at


For updates on weather, to avoid stormy weather and risk of flash flooding, see the National Weather Service San Diego site at

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