Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center

University of California, Natural Reserve System

About Us

At 615,000 acres, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California and one of the largest desert protected areas in the west. Located in the eastern half of San Diego County, the park extends roughly 25 miles east to west and 50 miles north to south.

Natural Resources

Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center interesting areas are home to a rich diversity of species that have been extensively studied.