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BLM-Pilot Knob Camping Area

Winterhaven, California

601 Sidewinder Rd N
Winterhaven, California 92283
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Sites: unlimited
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 32.74769
Longitude: -114.76479

Elevation: 273' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
  • Restrooms Restrooms ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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2 Reviews

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Review Count: 109
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: December, 2017 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Check in was fast and friendly. There weren't many RV's in the park so had no problem getting a spot we wanted. Restrooms/Showers are clean with two showers and two sinks. There is no cable and when I asked about WIFI I was told there was a hot spot in the office, but they didn't know the password two different days when I asked so I don't know if it was good or not. They are fixing up a few things around the park and painting the shower building outside. The laundry has 4 washers and 4 dryers. There is no cart to take clothes from washers to dryers. The roads are dirt and dusty. The sites are a bit of gravel and they say they are planning to put more gravel on the sites. There is a cement patio at the sites. Most sites are open with no trees, but a few have small trees. There are trains within hearing distance running several times a night and we experienced helicopter traffic during the day periodically and one late night a couple times. The highway traffic is steady but not too loud. We camped at BLM-Pilot Knob Camping Area in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 205
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: February, 2009 - $3.00
Overall Rating:

This is dry camping on BLM land located way behind the Shell station just off the I-8. They only allow self contained hard sided RV's, no tents. There is a free 14 day camp area and a section that is fenced off that is for long term stays (14 days being the shortest time allowed)The cost is $40.00. The Shell Station has a dump station and fresh water. We paid $15.00 to dump and take on water. Friendly people at the Shell Station and they were great about letting us have packages delivered there. It's a very quiet area although you can hear the trains but they didn't bother us at night when sleeping. There is a host at the entrance to the long term area that will take your money and put a sticker on your car and RV. If you like to dry camp this is a great place to stay and Los Algodones is only an exit away. We go over the border every year for various visits. The town of Winterhaven has a Wal-Mart Supercenter, Albertsons, and just about anything you may need. We're full-timing and find the 2 weeks where we're not in a park to be relaxing. We'll be back here again next year! We camped at BLM-Pilot Knob Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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