Electronic reservations are not available.
Picacho State Recreation Area offers two kayak-in group campsites and two drive-in group campsites. Reservations for group campsites can be made until 48 hours prior to requested occupancy. No last-minute reservations will be granted. Reservation requests are processed on a first come first served basis.
All other campsites at Picacho State Recreation Area cannot be reserved; they are only available on a first come first served basis.
At this time, we can only accept checks or money orders for payment of reservation fees. Fees must be mailed to or dropped off at the Ocotillo Wells District Headquarters, located at:
5172 Highway 78 #10
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
To make a reservation, contact the Ocotillo Wells District Special Events Coordinator at SpecialEvents.OcotilloWells@parks.ca.gov.
The Special Events Coordinator can process reservation requests, provide more information, and assist in planning for a large group, wedding, filming, or other gathering.