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Ocotillo Grove
« on: February 04, 2013, 04:39:11 PM »
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Ocotillo Grove is a single primitive campsite  located off the Terlingua Abajo access road from the Old Maverick Road.

Site Name    OG-1
Vehicles    2
Persons    8
Horses    no
 

How to Get There
Via the Old Maverick Road to the Terlingua Abajo access road. The access road to Terligua Abajo is located 2.8 miles from the southern end, or 10 miles from the north end. The Ocotillo Grove campsite is located .6 miles down the Terlingua Abajo road.

Usual Road Conditions
The Old Maverick Road conditions vary greatly according to rainfall and use patterns. The road is open to all vehicles most of the year, but tends to be washboard and rough. Ask a Park Ranger for the latest road conditions.
Current road conditions...

Ground Cover/Shade
None. Grasses, ocotillo, and creosote predominate.

Views
Great views of the Mesa de Anguila and typical desert scrub terrain.

River Access
None.

Cautionary Notes
Secure belongings when away from the campsite.

Remarks
This campsite is not recommended when heavy rainfall is threatening. Rain can quickly eliminate access into and out of these campsites.

This site is fairly small and not suitable for trailers or RVs.

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.

This campsite was established in March of 2007.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2013, 09:38:23 PM by RichardM »

 


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