Calcite Mine Trail: A Challenging Hike with Panoramic Views

The Calcite Mine Trail is a challenging hike that offers panoramic views of the desert landscape and a chance to explore an abandoned mine. This 4.5-mile trail is rocky and steep in places, and visitors should be prepared for a challenging hike. The trail offers a glimpse of the famous “Borrego Badlands” and the opportunity to spot a variety of plants, cacti and wildflowers, as well as wildlife such as bighorn sheep and desert tortoises.

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