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California Desert District Office

Unique within the BLM, the California Desert District was created to protect the natural, historic, recreational and economic riches of the diverse and scenic California Desert. Designated as the California Desert Conservation Area by the U.S. Congress, the California Desert District is responsible for protecting and preserving nearly 11 million of its 25 million acres.

Offices

Barstow Field Office

2601 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
Phone: 760-252-6000
Fax: 760-252-6098

El Centro Field Office

1661 S. 4th Street
El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: 760-337-4400
Fax: 760-337-4490

Needles Field Office

1303 S. Highway 95
Needles, CA 92363
Phone: 760-326-7000
Fax: 760-326-7099

Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office

1201 Bird Center Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-833-7100
Fax: 760-833-7199

Ridgecrest Field Office

300 S. Richmond Rd.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Phone: 760-384-5400
Fax: 760-384-5499

Contact

Mailing Address:
1201 Bird Center Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-833-7100
TTY/Federal Relay System: 1-800-877-8339
Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F virtual only - via email or phone. The office is temporarily closed to in-person visits.