Description

With 54 sites, an old cemetery (ooooh), and solar shower and toilets, the main campground is a great option for camping in the Picacho SRA. This is a huge campground, as the southern part (consisting of sites 40 and above) is much more spread out than than its northern counterpart. Each site is set up with picnic tables, fire rings, and many have shade structures. A cool aspect Continue reading...
With 54 sites, an old cemetery (ooooh), and solar shower and toilets, the main campground is a great option for camping in the Picacho SRA. This is a huge campground, as the southern part (consisting of sites 40 and above) is much more spread out than than its northern counterpart. Each site is set up with picnic tables, fire rings, and many have shade structures. A cool aspect is that some sites have old concrete pads, relics of a time when a squatter town covered the area before the park was established.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
54
RV hookups
Sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Mountain biking through desert terrain is always fun, and the option is especially great at picacho sra. with level track beds ...Read more

Boating

As the park is mainly based around the 8 mile stretch of the lower colorado river, it makes sense that boating is a popular act...Read more

Fishing

With fishing available on a year-round basis, picacho draws a lot of its visitors with great angling opportunities. come and te...Read more

Hiking

Hikes along the picacho sra offer visitors the surreal experience of trekking through magnificent desert terrain. with hikes th...Read more

Paddling

Floating on a kayak or canoe down the colorado river is truly an incomparable experience that picacho offers to its visitors. s...Read more

Wildlife watching

You’re probably thinking something along the lines of "but it’s a desert, literally a space known for lack of interesting wildl...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Main Campground.

Desert
River, stream or ...
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Park
Picacho State Recreation Area
State
California
Phone Number
(760) 996-2963
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
33.023° N, 114.618° W
$20/night
Tent Only: 54 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)