Mecca, California

Camp at the Salton Sea

Originally added by Michael Fricke

Nice state park campgrounds with beautiful views of the Salton Sea. Amazing place to watch the sunset

The Salton Sea State Recreation Area is a good place to camp. It has bathrooms with running water and showers. There are 3 options for camping RV camping with hookups is $30 per night. Tent camping at New Camp (on the map to the right) or Mecca Beach is $20 per night. One can also camp at a more primitive Corvina Beach for $10 per night. It is an excellent place for sunsets. Check out their website for more details on camping options. This story also has more info on exploring the area. 

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Beautiful

Great campsites but close to railroad. Scenery is amazing and temperatures in winter are amazing.

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