Salton Sea State Recreation Area

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Located on the northeastern side of the Salton Sea, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area offers hunting, fishing, swimming, and camping to visitors.

Recreation[edit]

The Salton Sea State Recreation Area is run by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Visitors Center is located in the north side of the park, at 33°30′16″N 115°54′53″W / 33.50444°N 115.91472°W / 33.50444; -115.91472, on California State Route 111.[1] The Corvina Beach Campground, near the center of the park, is located at 33°28′27″N 115°53′20″W / 33.47417°N 115.88889°W / 33.47417; -115.88889.[2]

The Recreation Area was one of the 48 California state parks proposed for closure in January 2008 by California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as part of a deficit reduction program, not enacted then.[3] The Recreation Area continues to be open to the public.

Flora and fauna[edit]

The Salton Sea Recreation Area is in the Colorado Desert section of the Sonoran Desert, in the Lower Colorado River Valley geographic region. The Salton Sea is a stop on a major flyway for migrating birds.

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Coordinates: 33°28′27″N 115°53′20″W / 33.47417°N 115.88889°W / 33.47417; -115.88889