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Quote from: RichardM on February 03, 2013, 08:38:20 PMQuote from: Jimbow on February 03, 2013, 06:23:48 PMHas anyone compiled a roadside campsite or RGV review similar to the Chisos Basin list? Not that I know of. Looks like you just volunteered. I've been thinking about this for some time. One simple idea that I've had is to create a new area of the forum for backcountry campsites. Within that create one topic for each campsite and lock the area to new topics. Each of us could then post replies with pictures or reviews. Last spring I took pictures of many of the campsites along Old Ore and other places that I've been waiting for the right time to offer up. It would be a good single location on campsites and by locking the area to one thread per campsite would make it easy to find the information.
Quote from: Jimbow on February 03, 2013, 06:23:48 PMHas anyone compiled a roadside campsite or RGV review similar to the Chisos Basin list? Not that I know of. Looks like you just volunteered.
Has anyone compiled a roadside campsite or RGV review similar to the Chisos Basin list?
Check out these archived versions:http://web.archive.org/web/20101107043724/http://www.nps.gov/bibe/planyourvisit/roadsidecamps.htmOf course, since the NPS currently does not provide that information on their website, the limits may very well have changed. Unless Eric moves back to the park and takes over the Webmaster position, it looks like the only way you'll get any definitive answers is to contact the park. Good luck.
While everyone should read the Compendium, I'll post this here for easy reference:PRIMITIVE ROADSIDE BACKCOUNTRY CAMPSITESCAMPSITEHORSESFIRESSITE CODEVEHICLESPERSONSGrapevine Hills 10NoGH1320Grapevine Hills 20NoGH226Grapevine Hills 30NoGH326Grapevine Hills 40NoGH426Grapevine Hills 50NoGH526Paint Gap 10NoPG114Paint Gap 20NoPG226Paint Gap 30NoPG314Paint Gap 40NoPG426Croton Springs 10NoCS1*26Croton Springs 20NoCS2*26K-Bar 10NoKB1*26K-Bar 24 (one 4- horse trailer)NoKB2*26Hannold Draw 18NoHD1320Nine-Point Draw 14 (one 4- horse trailer)NoNP128Nugent Mountain 10NoNM1*26Nugent Mountain 24 (4-group see note)NoNM2*26Pine Canyon 10NoPC126Pine Canyon 20NoPC226Pine Canyon 30NoPC314Pine Canyon 40NoPC426Rice Tank 10NoRT126Rice Tank 20NoRT226Robbers Roost0NoRR28Twisted Shoe0NoTS114Glenn Springs 10NoGS128Glenn Springs 24NoGS228Candelilla 10NoCA128Ernst Tinaja 10NoET1210Camp de Leon0NoCL116La Noria 10NoLA116La Noria 20NoLA216Ernst Basin 10NoEB1210Willow Tank 10NoWT118Telephone Canyon 10NoTC116Telephone Canyon 20NoTC2212Roy's Peak 10NoRP126McKinney Spring 10NoMS126Woodson's 10NoWO128Woodson's 20NoWO2312Dominguez Trailhead 14NoDT128Jewels Camp 14 (4x4 req.)NoJE128Jewels Camp 24 (4x4 req.)NoJE2312Loop Camp 14 (4x4 req.)NoLP1312Loop Camp 24 (4x4 req.)NoLP228Johnson's Ranch 14 (4x4 req.)NoJR1210Johnson's Ranch 22 (4x4 req.)NoJR228Gauging Station 10NoGA116Black Dike 10NoBD1210Buenos Aires 14 (4x4 req.)NoBA1210Buenos Aires 20NoBA216Terlingua Abaja 10NoTA128Terlingua Abaja 20NoTA228Terlingua Abaja 30NoTA328Ocotillo Grove0NoOG28Chimneys 10NoCH116Gravel Pit 10NoGP1210Gravel Pit 20NoGP2210Gravel Pit 30NoGP3212Gravel Pit 40NoGP4315La Clocha 14 (4-horse trailer, 4x4 required)NoLC1210La Clocha 20NoLC228Solis 10NoSO1212Solis 20NoSO2315Solis 36 (4x4 required)NoSO3315Solis 40NoSO4212Fresno 10NoFR128Elephant Tusk 10NoEL116Talley 10NoTY128Talley 20NoTY228Talley 30NoTY3312Talley 44 (4x4 required)NoTY428* Both sites in these areas may be combined to form one group site with a 3 vehicle/20 person limit. NM #1 and #2 as a group site will accommodate 4 horses 4-trailer pulled by 4x4 vehicle only.Disclaimer: this information is only valid as of 2010 and may change without notice.
Great concept, Richard. I'll get to work on a few of the ones I've visited.
Some of the sites on your list don't exist anymore. For example, Talley 3 and 4 were wiped out in the '08 flood, and I don't know if they have ever been rebuilt.
This will be helpful Richard. I noticed Chilicotal is not on there. I was wondering recently how many people/cars can occupy that site. I will call and check and post here.
Quote from: Vince T on February 05, 2013, 01:42:31 PMThis will be helpful Richard. I noticed Chilicotal is not on there. I was wondering recently how many people/cars can occupy that site. I will call and check and post here.Is there a site at Chilicotal or is it just a backcountry zone (S09)?
Quote from: RichardM on February 05, 2013, 02:36:36 PMQuote from: Vince T on February 05, 2013, 01:42:31 PMThis will be helpful Richard. I noticed Chilicotal is not on there. I was wondering recently how many people/cars can occupy that site. I will call and check and post here.Is there a site at Chilicotal or is it just a backcountry zone (S09)?I believe there is a site not far north of Rice Tank, on the same eastern side of the road. I think it has the word 'Spring' in the name. Maybe Chilicotal Spring? It was taken when we camped at Rice Tank in 2/2012.
Following the 2008 flood, several sites were closed as noted above. I'll leave the topics for them as-is for historical purposes and in case they are ever reopened.
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