The Cottonwood Campground location is in E Centro, California
92243. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Cottonwood Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Bureau Of Land Managment
El Centro Field Office
Campground information E Centro, California
Among the live oaks in southeastern San Diego County is Cottonwood Campground. The campground offers a tranquil and refreshing experience. Cottonwood Campground is an excellent starting point for day hikes, overnight backpacking trips, and equestrian use. The campground is located in the McCain Valley Resource Conservation Area. A trail out of the campground leads to the Sombrero Peak Area, Upper Bow Willow Canyon, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The Pepperwood Trail and Sombrero Peak Trail are both rated moderate to strenuous. The trails are sandy in composition and meander through public, state, and private lands. Elevations range from 3,000 to 4,500 feet. This makes the area an excellent escape from the hot summer temperatures of lower elevations. Most precipitation is received from December through April. Thundershowers are common during July and August. Winter temperatures range from the 50s (F) to below freezing, with occasional snowfalls. Summer temperatures range from 60 to 95 degrees (F).Cottonwood Campground is a year-round facility with 25 developed campsites. Fire rings, tables, and vault toilets are found in the campground. Horses are allowed only in the east loop of Cottonwood Campground. No group camping sites are available. No off highway vehicle (OHV) use is permitted in Cottonwood Campground or on McCain Valley Road. A $6.00 per campsite fee is required for camping at all BLM campsites. All sites are available on a first come first served basis. Except for backpacking, all camping in McCain Valley must be in a designated campsite. A campfire permit may be required. Contact the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for regulations.
Frequently Asked Questions About Bureau Of Land Managment E Centro, CA
How do I make a reservation with Cottonwood Campground?
To make reservations at Cottonwood Campground, you can call the office at 760-337-4400.
Where is Cottonwood Campground located?
The Cottonwood Campground is located at Bureau Of Land Managment El Centro Field Office in E Centro,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Cottonwood Campground have tent or RV camping?
Cottonwood Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 760-337-4400 to make sure things haven’t changed.