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El Centro

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El Centro California & the entire Imperial Valley depend on agriculture. Underground geothermal activity in this region is used for producing electric power. Along Interstate 8 there are numerous primitive hot springs to enjoy, as well as sand dunes for off-road enthusiasts. Plenty desert camping all around this region.
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Anza Borrego Desert
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elevation: -45' population: 45,000 zip code: 92243


flat low lying desert valley, mountains, large scale agriculture

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Imperial County
North of Mexicali
on Interstate 8




  • back roads
  • international border MX
  • camping
  • hiking
  • hot springs
  • off-roading
  • golfing
  • farming
  • grazing
  • sand dunes
  • desert canyons
  • wildflowers
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Anza Borrego State Park
  • Colorado River Parker
  • Paso Picacho SRA
  • Yuha Desert
  • Imperial Dunes OHV
  • Salton Sea California
  • Glamis Dunes
  • BLM CA El Centro OHV Trails
  • Tumco Historic Mine
  • Agua Caliente Hot Springs
  • Salton Sea SRA
  • El Centro City Parks
  • el centro campgrounds

    Sunbeam Lake RV Resort
    Picacho SRA Campground
    BLM Camping SD Deserts
    Glamis Sand Dunes Camping
    Lark Canyon Campground I-8
    Cottonwood McCain Valley I-8
    Desert Trails RV Park & Golf
    Agua Caliente Hot Springs Anza
    Fish Creek Mountains BLM
    Guadalupe Canyon Hot Springs
    BLM Office El Centro

    tent camping

    Vast wide open desert with geothermal energy plants and mucho agriculture. Primitive hot springs, large sand dunes, off road trails, desert camping, hiking, ranches and fossils - can all be found within this region. Dozens of good restaurants in this location. Produce farms and food transport make up the bulk of the industry in the area.

    nearby towns:
    Salton City
    Borrego Springs
    local links:

    City of El Centro, California
    1275 W Main Street, El Centro, CA 92243

    Imperial County Airport IPL
    Grimmway Farms Organic
    Cher was born in El Centro, CA
    Stats & Population on CityData
    Exotic Thai Bistro
    Grasso's Italian Restaurant
    LaBrucherie Produce
    ASA Organics Ranch
    Desert Farms Asparagus
    Las Conchitas Bakery
    Lower Colorado River Map

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