California Points of Interest

210 Border Monument

The 210 Border Monument is a historic landmark located in the Salton Sea watershed of California, marking the border between the United States and Mexico. The monument was established in 1849 and was originally made of limestone, but was later replaced by a cast iron obelisk in 1900. The monument is located in a remote and desert-like area, offering visitors a chance to experience the natural beauty of the region and learn about the history of the border between the two countries. The monument is also a popular spot for birdwatching, with over 400 different bird species found in the surrounding area.

Visitors to the 210 Border Monument can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and learn about the history of the region through interpretive exhibits and guided tours. The monument is also an important symbol of the ongoing relationship between the United States and Mexico, and offers a unique opportunity to reflect on the complex issues surrounding the border. Additionally, visitors may see unique wildlife such as desert bighorn sheep, coyotes, and rattlesnakes. Overall, the 210 Border Monument offers a fascinating glimpse into the past and present of this important border region, making it a must-see destination for history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the natural beauty of California. Get driving directions.

Points of Interest
210 Border Monument
A-7 Pass
A-7 Valley
Aerial Tramway Upper Terminal Mountain Station
Brawley Slide Hill #3
Buttercup Valley
Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook
Cahuilla Tewanet Vista Point
China Wall Hill #5
Coachella Valley Vista Point
Comp Hill
Competition Hill #1
Dunes Vista LTVA
Filers Hole
Glamis Beach Store
Grays Well
Indian Canyons
Li'l Buttercup
Lizard Hill #4
Mesquite Mine
Mex. Buttercup
Monkey Paw
Oldsmobile Hill #2
Osborne Overlook
Patton Valley
Plank Road
Tahquitz Canyon Visitor Center
Test Hill
The Ceiling Hill #7
The Wall Hill #6
Tube 1
Tube 2
Tumco Historic Site
Wash 10
Wash 12
Wash 14
Wash 16
Wash 18
Wash 2
Wash 20
Wash 4
Wash 6
Wash 8
Watchable Wildlife Site

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Dunebuggy Flats OHV Numerous 158 ft
Ogilby Rd Dispersed Numerous 359 ft
Grays Well OHV Numerous 163 ft
Midway  OHV Numerous 195 ft
Buttercup OHV Numerous 162 ft