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One primitive campsite is located at Dominguez Trailhead, along the River Road West.Site Name DT-1Vehicles 2Persons 8Horses 4 How to Get ThereThe Dominguez Trailhead campsite is located along the River Road, 22.7 miles from the west end near Castolon, or 31.3 miles from the east end near Rio Grande Village.Usual Road ConditionsThe River Road is maintained for High-Clearance Vehicles only. After rains, the River Road is extremely muddy and may quickly become impassable to ALL vehicles. Fourwheel drive may be required. Always ask a ranger for current conditions.Current road conditions...Ground Cover/ShadeThere is NO shade at this campsite. Vegetation is comprised of sparse creosote and lechuguilla. The site is somewhat protected from wind by low hills.ViewsGood views of the south Chisos Mountains.River AccessNone. Cautionary NotesTo minimize the possibility of theft, secure belongings when away from the campsite. Do not leave site unattended for long periods of time. Check current road conditions with a ranger. 4-wheel drive is required after any rain.RemarksVehicles may be parked at the Dominguez Spring Trailhead which is a short distance away. This rugged and primitive trail leads 7 miles north into the Sierra Quemada towards a rock house and several unreliable springs.A backcountry use permit is required (available at visitor centers). Campers are responsible for regulations listed on the permit. Camping is in designated sites for minimal impact on the surrounding vegetation.
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