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The Hannold Draw primitive campsite is located nearly five miles north of the Panther Junction visitor center.Site Name HD-1Vehicles 3Persons 20Horses 8 How to Get ThereThe Hannold Draw Primitive Campsite is located 4.8 miles north of the Panther Junction Visitor Center via the main park road to Persimmon Gap. The gravel/dirt access road is .25 miles to the campsite area.Usual Road ConditionsThe gravel access road is generally well maintained and accessible to all vehicles throughout the year, yet may become heavily rutted following heavy rains. Ask a Park Ranger for the latest road conditions.Current road conditions...Ground Cover/ShadeNone.ViewsGood view of the Chisos Mountains to the south and the Dead Horse Mountains can be seen in the distant east. Hannold Draw is immediately to the east and often runs following a heavy rain.River AccessNone. Cautionary NotesThis site is extremely open and does not offer any wind-blocks.RemarksThis site is very large and easy to access. It is highly suitable for several tents and even large RVs.This campsite has a horse corral for visitor use. This site may be reserved up to 10 weeks in advance for visitors with horses only. To reserve, call 432 477-2251.There is no longer a sign on the road from Panther Junction to Persimmon Gap denoting this campsite; look carefully-the turn-off is 4.8 miles north of Panther Junction.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.
On a side note, how about this view from the Hannold Draw 1 campsite?
Nice pic. I betg that would look goood in the full mooon. Camped at Hannold enough times. I've never seen any road activity at that storage dump. During the day i'm out hike'n the old roads and history in the area. Hannold is at a juction of main old roads and then there is the other side of the hiway, The sign for the campsite has been tacken down, why? Where is Hannold Store? Enjoy
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