Primitive roadside sites offer nice views, solitude, and a small flat gravel space to set up camp next to your vehicle. No shade, toilets, or other amenities are provided. The use of generators is prohibited in the backcountry.
Buenos Aires 1 (BA-1) can accommodate 2 vehicles, 10 people, 4 horses.
Buenos Aires campsite is located on River Road West, 4.4 miles from the west end near Castolon, or 49.6 miles from the east end near Rio Grande Village. There is a short 0.3 mile access road to the campsite.
River Road is maintained for high clearance vehicles only. After rains, River Road is extremely muddy and may quickly become impassable to all vehicles. 4-wheel drive may be required. Always ask a ranger for current conditions.
BA-1 has no shade. There is only a sparse groundcover of creosote and lechuguilla.
BA-1 is located on top of a small hill overlooking the Rio Grande. There are very nice views of the Sierra Ponce and Mesa de Anguila to the west and the Chisos are visible to the north.
None; riverside vegetation is virtually impenetrable.
To minimize the possibility of theft, secure belongings when away from the site. Do not leave site unattended for long periods of time.
This is the closest River Road campsite to Castolon.
Last updated: March 16, 2021