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Desert View Tower Jacumba

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Breathtaking view of the canyon!

On our drive from Imperial, CA to San Diego, my colleague and I stopped to look at the tower. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hansenfamily27
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Pennsylvania
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Such a cool little stop off of I8

Be sure to take the In-Ko-Pah exit and swing by the Desert View Tower! The folks that run the place... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Charles C
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Yuma, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our drive from Imperial, CA to San Diego, my colleague and I stopped to look at the tower. The views from the tower were breathtaking! There is a fee which wasn’t high. Across of the tower, there is a boulder park with some of...More

Thank Hansenfamily27
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Be sure to take the In-Ko-Pah exit and swing by the Desert View Tower! The folks that run the place are too cool, there's plenty of dogs to accompany you on your tour, and the sights are amazing from the top! Don't forget to stop...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Didn't know anything about it as we came in the east side of the South Rim - wow! This should be a stop for everyone for the view and the incredible history/origin of this unique place. The architect was, also, commissioned to add multiple structures...More

1  Thank Wm B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Unfortunately we got there too early to go up in the tower after watching sunrise at Moran Point but enjoyed the views and historical information anyway. Large parking area, accessible bathrooms and water container refill station. About 1/4 walk down well paved path to tower....More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

On our way from San Diego to Yuma this was a nice stop with desert vista (as the name suggested). It was a clear and hot day. There is a plaque telling the history of Mountain Springs Station Site. A good place to have a...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Views were amazing, had a clear day. Inside was little quirky, chose not to go up to the top of the tower.

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the awesome In-Ko-Pah Tower on a road trip. The inside of the tower is a flash back to the past in the most amazing way. It has minerals, books, pianos and other groovy decorations while overlooking the beautiful dessert view. Our teens...More

1  Thank Kacy D
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We walked around the site, but didn't go up in the tower. The weather was hazy and we didn't think we would see much.

Thank ChinaCheapTravel
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

You can see this as you come up I-8 going southbound. Take the next exit and you’ll pass some interesting vehicles along your way back to the tower. It’s only a mile or so back. From the tower and parking area, the views are amazing!...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The owner is super-friendly and helpful and the place is remarkable with terrific desert view. Very quirky, bring your sense of humor.

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sillymesylvie
4 January 2017|
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Response from Bonnie B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go to the top level, views were panoramic from the main level
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vince4113
24 November 2015|
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Response from BigKev395 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's not that type of place. It's a view point to look at the Imperial Valley etc.. There are short walks n really cool carvings to look at but you have to go down to the valley to get your Off-road Grove On..
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