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Special Events and Film Permits

Special Events

If you are interested in a special event at the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Picacho State Recreation Area), please fill out a form and email or mail the application along with a check for $25 to the following address:  California State Parks, Colorado Desert District, 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004, attn.: Cherilyn MacAdam.  Your application will  not be considered without the $25 application fee.  For questions regarding the special event process you may call 760-767-4037  or 760-393-3059.

Film Permits

If you intend to take photos or video at the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Picacho State Recreation Area) for commercial use.*  You will need a film permit from the California Film Commission.  The California Fim Commission may be reached at  http://film.ca.gov/.   Once you have been approved by the film commission, then you will need a DPR form completed and sent to: California State Parks, Colorado Desert District, 200 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004, attn.: Cherilyn MacAdam.    For questions regarding the film permit process you may call 760-767-4037  or 760-393-3059.