Imperial Sand Dunes

Click here a map of the dunes.

General Questions & Customer Service for Permits

Office Phone: 951-659-4290

NOTE: Due COVID-19 Operating Procedures it may take 1-3 working days to respond to messages. Thank you for your understanding!

Email: Click here

On-Site Stations

Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Extended hours for holidays

Northern Dunes
Cahuilla Ranger Station
4500 Gecko Rd.  HCR 76
Brawley, CA 92227
Phone: (760) 344-3919

Southern Dunes
Buttercup Ranger Station
6808 Grays Well Road
Winterhaven, CA 92283
Phone: (760) 572-2220

*A permit is required immediately upon arrival to the recreation area. If you are visiting during the week, please buy your permits on-line or at one of the many vendor locations before arriving.