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town.salton city

Salton Sea Beach and Salton City are both located on the western shore of the surreal but barren Salton Sea. This no mans land is located in the eastern deserts of Southern California.
elevation: -125'
population: 3,763
zip code: 92275


desert low lands, next to large inland sea & mountains

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Imperial County
E of Borrego Springs
on Hwy 86 @ jct S-22



  • boating
  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing (?)
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • off-roading
  • cycling
  • bird watching
  • kayaking
  • wildflowers
  • cycling
  • casino
  • slot canyons
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Anza Borrego Desert State Park
  • Salton Sea Wildlife Refuge
  • Tule Wash
  • Ocotillo Wells SVRA
  • Orocopia Mountains BLM
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Split Mountain @ Ocotillo Wells
  • Truckhaven Hills OHV
  • Glamis Imperial Sand Dunes
  • Oyster Shell Wash
  • Coyote Canyon Anza Borrego
  • Leapin' Lizard RV Ranch
  • description:
    Minimal vacation spot; very secluded place to be away from everything. Small marinas and maybe a cafe. A few small hotels, scattered about. No real town center per se. Mostly farm workers, some retired residential and vacation homes, or shall we say mobile homes?

    nearby towns:
    Borrego Springs
    Palm Desert
    El Centro
    Bombay Beach
    La Quinta

    Sunset on the Salton Sea

    Abandones Homes of Salton City

    The Salton Sea

    Scene at Sonny Bono Wildlife Refuge

    Salton City Lookout


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