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Hellhole Palms, California

Hellhole Palms is an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California. Hellhole Palms is located in Hellhole Canyon 4 miles (6.4 km) west-southwest of Borrego Springs.[2]

Hellhole Palms, California
Unincorporated community
Hellhole Palms, California is located in California
Hellhole Palms, California
Hellhole Palms, California
Coordinates: 33°14′12″N 116°26′25″W / 33.23667°N 116.44028°W / 33.23667; -116.44028Coordinates: 33°14′12″N 116°26′25″W / 33.23667°N 116.44028°W / 33.23667; -116.44028
CountryUnited States
CountySan Diego
Elevation1,719 ft (524 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area codes442/760
GNIS feature ID1660739[1]

Hellhole Palms is the site of a grove of California fan palms in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. It is also the site of Maidenhair Falls, a popular hiking destination.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hellhole Palms, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1281. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.