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Ghost Mountain Trail to Yaquitepec

One of the more interesting artifacts of California's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is Yaquitepec on Ghost Mountain
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 1.4 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview :  One of the more interesting artifacts of California's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is Yaquitepec on Ghost Mountain. The ruins of the... more »

Tips:  Watch for the Blair Valley sign (on your left) just after curve on S2 south. There are other nice short hikes in this area including... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trail Head

Parking area and trail head

2. Yaquitepec

Old ruins of Marshal South's home. Enjoy exploring the remains of this adobe house built in the 1932. Imagine he carried all supplies up this very trail. The Souths lived here for 16 years and had three children before calling it quits and returning to the city.

3. View of earthquake valley

4. Ocotillo

Ocotillo Cactus, green brances and red flowers when blooming