California Points of Interest

Buttercup Valley

The Buttercup Valley is a remote desert valley located in the Salton Sea watershed of California. The valley is known for its unique and diverse ecosystem, which includes a variety of plant and animal species that are adapted to the extreme desert conditions. Some of the most notable species found in the Buttercup Valley include desert tortoises, bighorn sheep, and a variety of reptiles and birds. The valley is also home to a number of cultural and historical sites, including ancient Native American rock art and abandoned mining camps.

Despite its remote location, the Buttercup Valley is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Visitors can explore the valley on foot, bike, or horseback, and there are several designated trails and campsites throughout the area. The valley is also a popular destination for birdwatchers, who come to see the many species of birds that inhabit the area. Overall, the Buttercup Valley offers a unique and unforgettable desert experience that is well worth the visit. 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
Midway  OHV Numerous 195 ft
Ogilby Rd Dispersed Numerous 359 ft
Grays Well OHV Numerous 163 ft
Dunebuggy Flats OHV Numerous 158 ft
Buttercup OHV Numerous 162 ft