California Points of Interest

Patton Valley

Patton Valley is a unique and fascinating place to visit, located in the Salton Sea watershed of California. The valley is notable for its stark and desolate landscape, which is dotted with abandoned buildings and rusted machinery. Visitors to the valley can explore the eerie ruins of old mining operations and other industrial sites, which give a glimpse into the history of the region. Additionally, the valley is home to a number of unique plant and animal species, including rare desert tortoises and various types of cactus.

One of the best reasons to visit Patton Valley is the opportunity to witness a truly unique and otherworldly landscape. The valley's desolate and barren environment is unlike anything else in California, and it offers a glimpse into a world that is both harsh and beautiful. Visitors can also explore the remnants of human industry in the area, which add an intriguing historical dimension to the experience. Overall, Patton Valley is a must-see destination for anyone interested in natural beauty, history, or the unique quirks of the California landscape. 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
Glamis Flats - Imperial Sand Dunes OHV Numerous 317 ft
Washes Dispersed - Imperial Sand Dunes OHV Numerous 356 ft
Grays Well OHV Numerous 163 ft
Ogilby Rd Dispersed Numerous 359 ft
Midway  OHV Numerous 195 ft
Buttercup OHV Numerous 162 ft
Palo Verde Flats Dispersed - Imperial Sand Dunes OHV Numerous 305 ft