Desert Blooms of Season’s Past

With the right amount of rain, mild temperatures and milder winds, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park experiences its famous annual Desert Bloom in late February or early March.

7 photos
1/7
Sicco Rood/Anza-Borrego Foundation
Desert sunflowers during a past bloom at Anza-Borrego State Park.
2/7
Steve Bier/Anza-Borrego Foundation
A past Desert Bloom, as seen at Henderson Canyon Road in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This area is a well-known spot to see flowers during the famous Desert Bloom season.
3/7
Jerry Vaughn/Anza-Borrego Foundation
A carpet of wildflowers during a past bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Flowers in the sands, mountains and clear, blue sky make for a breathtaking sight.
4/7
Edward Nolan/Anza-Borrego Foundation
Wildflowers basking in the sunshine during a past Desert Bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. A trek to the desert this time of year is certainly Worth the Trip.
5/7
Sicco Rood/Anza-Borrego Foundation
Desert sunflowers during a past bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
6/7
Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association
A hedgehog cactus, in bloom, at the Anza-Borrego Desert. Cacti are currently budding, a "bonus" before the Desert Bloom season.
7/7
WNBC 4 News
Another view from Henderson Canyon Road, during a past Desert Bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Contact Us