The Imperial Valley itself is 52 feet below sea level. Once a desert, irrigation has made it one of the most fertile farming areas in the world. Mild winters, relaxed pace and vast recreation areas attract hikers, boaters, campers and golfers.
Known as "America's Sahara," the famous Imperial Sand Dunes near Glamis provide plenty of four-wheel driving terrain. You'll never be at a loss for something to do in Imperial Valley.
The Imperial Valley is located in the southeast corner of California, bordered by the State of Arizona and Baja California, Mexico. The Valley's mild winter temperatures and a variety of recreational activities make the Imperial Valley a popular destination for many people.