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El Centro

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El Centro California & the entire Imperial Valley depend on it's 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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elevation: -45' population: 37,800 zip code: 92243


flat low lying desert with agriculture

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Imperial County
North of Mexicali
on Interstate 8




  • Back Road Exploration
  • Baja Mexico closeby
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hot Springs
  • Off-Roading
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

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

    Sunbeam Lake RV Resort
    Picacho SRA Campground
    BLM Camping SD Deserts
    Glamis Sand Dunes Camping
    Lark Canyon Campground I-8
    Cottonwood Campground, McCain Valley
    Desert Trails RV Park & Golf
    Agua Caliente Springs

    tent camping

    vast open desert with geothermal regions, hot springs, sand dunes, off road trails, camping and agriculture.

    nearby towns:
    local links:

    Imperial County Airport IPL
    Grimmway Farms Organic
    Cher was born in El Centro, CA

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