This photo was extremely challenging, giving the immense light pollution off the Charleston coast. However, the light pollution worked in my favor in illuminating the foreground!

Did you know that the Southern California desert has natural arches just like those found in southern Utah?

About an hour southeast of Anza-Borrego you can explore the Imperial Sand Dunes. Formed by the accumulation of sand blown by the wind, dunes are quintessential to the desert landscape!

Did you know that Anza-Borrego Desert State Park has more miles of off-roading than paved roads? Get exploring!

One of my favorite aspects of the desert is its unique geology. I love discovering new rock formations, such as these cracked, sandstone badlands. What’s your favorite part about the desert landscape?

With over 650,000 square acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California, and the second largest in the nation. Where is your favorite place to explore in Anza-Borrego? Mine is the badlands as seen here!