Anza-Borrego is the largest state park in California with 600,000 acres. It is about two hours south of Palm Springs. It is home to the Desert Bighorn sheep. The park was named for Juan Bautista de Anza, the Spanish explorer and for the Bighorn sheep, Borrego, in Spanish. The park ranges from about 300 feet in elevation to more than 6,000 feet and contains flora and fauna that are within the Colorado Desert ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert ecoregion. Anza-Borrego is a paradise for hiking and photography.