Imperial Sand Dunes
Camping and Where To Stay
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).
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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