Anza-Borrego Desert State Park limits oasis trail to 4-hour daily window because of weather danger

A view of the Palm Canyon oasis in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.Ashley Harrell

Two hikers on the Borrego Palm Canyon Trail in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park were airlifted out Sunday as part of a rescue that park officials say may have been related to rising temperatures in the desert.

“Due to the ongoing rescue investigation on the incident, the trail is being closed for a short period of time,” California State Parks spokesperson Jorge Moreno told SFGATE in an email. Although Moreno could not provide a status update on the condition of the hikers, he did say that they were taken to a local hospital… More about this in the link below…

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