Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area
Gordons Well - Dune Buggy Flats
Gordon's Well GPS Coordinates - 32° 43.10 N / 114° 56.16 W (Dune Buggy
Dune Buggy Flats camping area
Vendors line up along canal. Pair-A-Dice tower is in the middle of this image.
Impromptu sand drags form most weekend afternoons
Watch for markers at the south end of the sand drags
Typical camp at Dune Buggy Flats
Test Hill - Freeway Hill
Dunes - TerraServer Interactive Aerial Photo
Buggy Flats - TerraServer Interactive Aerial Photo
Well Satellite Image
- TerraServer Interactive Aerial Photo
Getting there from the Dunes
From Gecko Road, take the Sand Highway south until it ends
above Dune Buggy Flats
From Buttercup, travel west to the Gordons Well I-8
overpass. It is legal to cross the bridge on OHVs. Take a right
at the "T" (left would take you to Pair-A-Dice).
Getting the from the Highway
Take the Gordons Well exit off of I-8. Go north.
At "T", go right past dumpsters and over the canal. Pay
station is just past the canal.
Maps & Satellite Images (click to enlarge)
New Border Fence on the south side of Interstate 8
Imperial Sand Dunes, west of Yuma, Ariz. – A stretch of border fence
directly south of where Border Patrol Agent Luis Aguilar was murdered by
drug traffickers in January 2008. Agent Aguilar was killed by the driver of
a drug load vehicle that drove unhindered into the U.S. across the Imperial
Sand Dunes. The Department of Homeland Security has now constructed fence
along 359 miles of the nation’s Southwest border.
All American Canal Lining Project
The new concrete lined section of the All American Canal
will result in the conservation of 67,700 acre-feet per year of Colorado
River water currently lost to seepage. The project is a 23 mile long water
conveyance project that replaces the unlined canal with a concrete-lined
Construction period is from June 2007 - March 2010.
OHV access at popular areas like Test Hill will be
American Canal Lining Project Details
- Under New Management and now called the Duner's
Diner - Gordons Well Store Restaurant & Bar
ISDRA Camping Areas & GPS Coordinates
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