Primitive Roadside Campsite— Dominguez Trailhead

Dominguez Traihead 1 (DT-1)
Dominguez Trailhead 1 (DT-1)

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Campsite Specifics
Dominguez Trailhead 1 (DT-1) can accommodate 2 vehicles, 8 people, 4 horses.
 
Directions
Dominguez Trailhead 1 (DT-1) is located along River Road, 22.7 miles from the west end near Castolon, or 31.3 miles from the east end near Rio Grande Village.
 
Road Conditions
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.
 
Vegetation
There is no shade at this campsite. Vegetation is comprised of sparse creosote and lechuguilla. The site is somewhat protected from wind by low hills.
 
Views
Good views of the south Chisos and open desert.
 
Cautions
To minimize the possibility of theft, secure belongings when away from this site. Do not leave the site unattended for long periods of time.
 
Remarks
No off-road driving. All vehicles must remain on designated roadways. This campsite is located near the Dominguez Spring Trailhead. This primitive trail leads 10 miles into the rugged Sierra Quemada to the remains of a rock house and several springs.

Last updated: December 16, 2013

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