El Centro Field Office


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National Public Lands Day Event Scheduled at Tumco Historic Mining Town

Seasonal Fire Restrictions Affect Target Shooting

Find out if your favorite target shooting location has fire restrictions! (Scroll to maps located under related links.)

 Jeep driving along BLM route in eastern Imperial County. Photo credits: BLM

Banner Canyon.  Photo credits: BLM\Erin Dreyfuss

1st Plank Road circa 1915.




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Bureau of Land Management
El Centro Field Office
1661 S. 4th Street
El Centro CA 92243
Phone: (760) 337-4400
Fax: (760) 337-4490
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
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