Imperial Sand Dunes

Camping and Where To Stay

Glamis dunes


There are hotels and motels in El Centro, CA and Yuma, AZ with something for every taste and price range. For more information and a complete list. Click on the city names for rates, availability and reservations online.


Camping & RV Parks

Two BLM campgrounds along paved Gecko Road provide hard surface parking, vault toilets, and trash facilities. The Cahuilla Ranger Station, located on Gecko Road, is open weekends during the winter season (October-May). Other portions of the Imperial Sand Dunes include Mammoth Wash(north of Algodones Dunes Wilderness) and Buttercup Valley(south of Interstate 8).

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Campground Information

North Dunes



South Dunes

Camping south

South camp map

There is also a Glamis North KOA campground, closed during the summer.

Historical Gold Rock Ranch is a full service R V Resort, Campground & Mobile Home Oasis in the Southern California Desert - located just 12 miles west of Yuma on I-8, then north on S-34 (Ogilby Road) just 9 miles then left on Gold Rock Ranch Road for 1 1/2 miles.

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