U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
El Centro Field Office
Tamarisk Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA)
I-8(West from Yuma, AZ/East from El Centro,CA) to Hwy. 98 (Exit 143.) Continue west on Hwy 98 for approximately 2.7 miles. Turn south onto a dirt road. Tamarisk LTVA will be on the west side of the road. See map located at the bottom of this page.
Tamarisk LTVA is the smallest of the three LTVAs managed by the El Centro Field Office. Surrounded by tamarisks, this campground is also the most secluded of the three LTVAs. Due to the remote location, Tamarisk LTVA is quiet and peaceful.
Nearest facilities are located in Yuma, AZ or Holtville, CA.
An LTVA permit is required from September 15th through April 15th. There are two types of permits: long term and short visit. The long term permit is $180(U.S. funds only) for the entire season. A short visit permit is $40(U.S. funds only) for 14 consecutive days from date of purchase. Permits may be purchased on site or at:
BLM El Centro Field Office 1661 South Fourth Street El Centro, CA 92243 (760) 337-4400
BLM Palm Springs Field Office 1201 Bird Center Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 833-7100