California Points of Interest

Comp Hill

Comp Hill is a unique geological formation located in the Salton Sea watershed of California. It is essentially a large hill of sand dunes that have formed over centuries due to wind and water erosion. Some of the dunes can reach up to 80 feet high, providing visitors with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding area, including the Salton Sea and the nearby mountains. The dunes are constantly shifting, making for an ever-changing landscape that is fascinating to explore.

One of the main reasons to visit Comp Hill is for outdoor recreation. The dunes offer a range of activities, including hiking, sandboarding, and off-roading. The area is also popular for photography and birdwatching, as it is home to a variety of desert birds and other wildlife. Additionally, visitors can learn about the history of the area, including the ancient Cahuilla tribe who once lived in the region, and the more recent history of the Salton Sea, which was once a popular tourist destination before environmental issues caused its decline. Overall, Comp Hill is a unique and fascinating destination that offers something for everyone. 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
Grays Well OHV Numerous 163 ft
Dunebuggy Flats OHV Numerous 158 ft
Midway  OHV Numerous 195 ft
Buttercup OHV Numerous 162 ft
Ogilby Rd Dispersed Numerous 359 ft