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We Deliver RV Travel Trailers to Your Campsite!

Let us do all the work, we'll deliver your unit and set it up for you! Featuring top of the line models from Weekend Warrior and Forest River, we deliver newer self-contained rental trailers to the following popular desert campgrounds:

Glamis Sand Dunes

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Out for a ride on the quad!

The Glamis Sand Dunes are the most popular off-road destination in Southern California. Hundreds of thousands of visitors arrive on various holiday weekends, often grouping in popular areas during specific times of the day, such as Oldsmobile Hill in the afternoon and Gecko Road in the afternoon. The BLM estimates that over 1.4 million visitors come to these sand dunes each year for day-use riding or to camp over weekends and ride in the dunes.

The Glamis Sand Dunes are located southeast of the Salton Sea in the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area southeast of the Salton Sea. The recreation area is 44 miles long by 6 miles wide which extends along a northwest by southeast line that follows the prevailing winds.

The Dunes are a wildnerness area and with the exception of the All American canal which cuts through it, is devoid of structures. The lands are managed by the BLM and are the largest mass of sand dunes in California. Off Road Vehicles are permitted on some sections of the dunes, while other areas are closed. A camping permit is required and is provide d with your rental.

Gordons Well Sand Dunes

San Diego RV Rental - Gordons Well

Arrive at your site with the toys

Gordons Well is located in Imperial County, California 10.5 miles southwest of Ogilby, at an elevation of 154 feet. Famous for it's sand dunes, it is easily accessed just off Interstate 8. Take the Gordons Well exit off of I-8.  Go north.  At "T", turn right and drive over the canal.

Buttercup Sand Dunes

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Hanging out!

To reach the Butter Cup Sand Dune Campground take I-8 to the Grays Well exit. The Buttercup campground is south of the highway, to the left.

A Dose Of Nature Comes To One Of San Diego’s Densest Neighborhoods

Are you looking for something to do with your kids? Or just wanna have a change of scenery? Check out San Diego’s newly constructed Canyon Trails and experience the nature near the city. Perfect for outdoor learning opportunities for everyone.

San Diego County is known for its natural attractions and hiking excursions. Now for residents of one San Diego neighborhood, those environmental experiences are in their backyard.

San Diego Canyonlands Executive Director Eric Bowlby said a goal of the more than $1 million project, which launched in 2005, was to bring open spaces to a region that is lacking green areas. A 2013 report showed City Heights was among 15 community planning areas that did not provide enough parks for its population.

“We saw an opportunity to transform degraded, sometimes dangerous open spaces into havens for wildlife and a community asset where people can hike and enjoy nature,” Bowlby said.

Read more at kpbs.org

2017 Kids’ Ocean Day

Join ILACSD on Thursday, May 18th from 8 AM to noon at South Mission Beach and help clean up your local beach while sending out a positive message of unity. ILACSD needs adult volunteers to help facilitate our Kids’ Ocean Day event. Be part of “the big picture” — volunteers will join together to form a message of sustainability and a photographer will snap pictures.

Help clean up your local beach while sending out a positive message of unity!

All of our cleanups require volunteers to fill out a waiver form in order to participate and are encouraged to bring reusable water bottle, gardening gloves and a bucket!

Directions to the event location

Register now at ilacsd.org to join ILACSD at South Mission Beach!

Fossil Mysteries

Discover a world full of change. Take a day off and visit Fossil Mysteries, a highly interactive interaction that explores big themes in science: evolution, extinction, ecology and Earth processes. This is a place where you and your children will surely love and learn a lot. See the world – past and present – to a whole new level.

From dinosaurs to mastodons, discover the rich fossil history of our region. Ponder a mystery, examine the strong fossil evidence from the Museum’s collection, and use scientific tools to discover answers. Traveling through a 75-million-year timeline–from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Ages–experience an unfolding of the prehistory of southern California and Baja California, Mexico.

Explore! Touch!

  • Look at and touch real fossils and rocks—the clues to solve countless mysteries.
  • Assemble a story about a dinosaur’s life, death, burial, and discovery.
  • Examine and identify microfossils.
  • Move like an animal or build an animal!
  • Make the Earth change shape by moving interactive models.
  • Imagine prehistoric plants and animals that lived in southern California and Baja California.
  • Find survivors of the past.

Learn more at sdnhm.org

VIVID EXPRESSION: Mission Federal ArtWalk

Let the power of art connect communities, cultivate new artistic talent and create a better quality of life. Celebrate both visual and performing arts! Join Mission Federal ArtWalk on April 29 and 30 at Little Italy, San Diego. Be one of the thousands to come to view and purchase artwork, enjoy the music and dance and participate in interactive art experiences.

For 33 years, Mission Federal ArtWalk has celebrated both visual and performing arts in San Diego. We believe art has the power to connect communities, cultivate new artistic talent and create a better quality of life for all through cultural enrichment.

 

View the 2016 festival recap video–2016 video

Register now at artwalksandiego.org

Getting Young People To Our Desert National Parks


Appreciate the beauty of nature! Get a day off and visit desert national parks. Introduce your family especially the young ones to these spectacular places because the younger they get to know the parks, the more they’ll recognize their value. Watch a variety of birds, go backpacking trip, and see beautiful paintings.

During the hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service, it’s good to reflect on those who had the foresight to preserve our air, land, water, wildlife, and historic and cultural sites for future generations.  And the first birthday of our newly created desert national monuments underscores the importance of protecting land for people and wildlife.

Which makes it especially important to get outside with those future generations and introduce them to these special places.

Read more at kcet.org

San Diego Lake Fishing in East County


Looking for something fun to do this summer? San Diego East County’s lakes are here for you. Freshwater lakes that are perfect for fishing for trout, catfish or bluegill. Take a day off and see the beauty of Lake Murray, Lake Cuyamaca, and El Capitan Reservoir. Bond with your whole family and appreciate the beauty of nature.

LAKE MURRAY

Located within Mission Trails Regional Park, scenic Lake Murray’s fishing season runs December through September. Guests can hook a Florida-strain largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, black crappie, and trout (trout is stocked in the lake from November through May).

LAKE CUYAMACA

At an elevation of 4,600 ft., Lake Cuyamaca is an active freshwater and fly fishing lake, and the only San Diego lake able to stock trout throughout the year. Located within Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, 44,000 pounds of fish stock the lake, including Florida-strain largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, bluegill, sturgeon, and trout.

EL CAPITAN RESERVOIR

El Capitan Reservoir, located on the San Diego River outside of Lakeside, is known for bass and crappie, which are regularly caught at the north end of the lake. The lake also has bluegill, channel catfish, blue catfish, green sunfish, and carp. The minimum size for bass is 15 inches and 10 inches for crappie.

 

Learn more at sandiego.org

Butterfly Jungle

Feast your eyes on Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Experience this spectacular event with your family and friends and be surrounded by these winged wonderful insects. The event will be from March 11 to April 23. Make sure to wear bright colors, they may just perch on you to take a closer look!

Each spring the Safari Park’s Hidden Jungle exhibit is filled with amazing and delightful exotic butterflies of all colors and sizes, and guests can walk among them, take photos, and enjoy pointing out different species using our butterfly identification guide. There’s something for everyone, from fun kids’ activities to special presentations to fascinating facts about these wonderful winged insects. This joyful springtime experience is one you won’t want to miss.

Visit sandiego.org for more details.

4 Best Coastal Campgrounds in the San Diego County

 

 

Looking for something fun to do with your family and friends? Check these 4 of San Diego County’s best coastal campgrounds. Make sure to bring your cameras to capture the beauty of San Diego’s beaches. Plan your schedule ahead to see these beautiful attractions.

 

 

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Redwood Grove Loop Walk

redwoodAre you in for a fun and informative activity? Join the Redwood Grove Loop Walk, a guided half-mile stroll through a magnificent old-growth redwood forest.  Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm.

How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Meet the famous Mother Tree, the Father of the Forest and the incredible Chimney Tree on this 90-minute walk. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Meet at Park Headquarters, located 9 miles north of Boulder Creek on Highway 236. Event is free; vehicle day-use fee is $10. Event made possible by Mountain Parks Foundation, California State Parks volunteers, and California State Parks.

 

Visit to learn more at www.mountainparks.org and www.parks.ca.gov

Glamis Rentals
RV Rental Extras!

RV Camping Features

* Color TV
* DVD player
* Complete Kitchen pkg
* Set of Dishes (6)
* Eating Utensils (6)
* Pots/Pans (3)
* Coffee Pot * Coffee Cups
* Dish Soap / Sponge
* Paper Towels
* Toilet Paper
* Cleaning Supplies
* Trash Can * Trash Bags
* Broom / Dustpan
* Spatula, Tongs
* Can Opener
* Matches
* On-board generators
* Unlimited use for Salem
* Trailers

Camping Permit Info
A permit is required to camp which is available at local stores, or they can be purchased online at:Glamis Permit.

Camping Fees:

Off-Site Permit
Season - $150 - Valid Oct 1-Apr 15 Annually

Weekly -$35 - Valid 7 Consecutive Days

On-Site Permit
Season - $150 - Valid Oct 1-Apr 15 Annually

Weekly -$50 - Valid 7 Consecutive Days
GPS Settings – Glamis
Glamis Store
N 32 59.76 W 115 04.37

Buttercup Competition Hill
N 32 43.82 W 114 52.86

Gecko Road Campground
N 32 56.49 W 115 08.40

Always carry a GPS with you on the dunes. You may be able to see for miles, but coordinating your location on a sand dune is hard to do visually!
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