Archaeology Day Nov 4, 2023


Archaeology Day November 4, 2023

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center


The Colorado Desert Archaeology Society (CDAS), in partnership with the

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Anza-Borrego Foundation,

will celebrate our mountain and desert cultural heritage. 


Archaeology Day Activities

  • Educational exhibits about cultural resources in the Colorado Desert District, How to Visit an Archaeology Site, and the Colorado Desert Archaeology Society
  • Participation by local Indigenous artists
  • Exhibits by San Diego County archaeological organizations, museums and education programs and indigenous cultural centers.
  • Family friendly activities including Paddle and anvil pottery making and rock art painting. Materials will be available for visitor participation.
  • Uses of Native Plants for Food, Medicine and Construction

  • Guided tours of the Archaeology Lab conducted by the Colorado Desert Archaeology Society volunteers. 
  • In-person Field Trips to desert cultural and petroglyph sites.