Corn Springs Campground

The Corn Springs Campground is located deep in a canyon of the Chuckwalla Mountains and has a $6.00 per night camping fee. Situated adjacent to a stand of California fan palms. This oasis supports abundant wildlife and is an important stopping place for migratory birds. Wheelchair accessible.

Corn Springs was a major occupation site of prehistoric Native American Indian groups. The petroglyphs at Corn Springs are one of the finest examples of rock art in the Colorado Desert. They display a wide variety of elements and cover a long time span, with the earliest petroglyphs dating as far back as 10,000 years.

In addition to being a route for Native American Indians moving east and west, Corn Springs was used by the Chemehuevi Indians who moved into California about 1,100 A.D. These Native American Indians lived in harmony with the desert ecosystem, utilizing many of the native plants.The campground is located about 10 miles from Interstate 10. Two-wheel-drive passenger vehicles can reach the campground. From Interstate 10, take Exit # 201 onto Chuckwalla Valley Road. Take Chuckwalla Valley Road south to Corn Springs Road. Turn right onto Corn Springs Road and drive 6.8 miles. You will see the sign for Corn Springs Campground in front of the oasis. Turn right into the campground.760-833-7100BLM_CA_Web_PS@blm.govN/ABLM_CA_Web_PS@blm.gov