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Campsite Dilemma.

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Offline BlindWilly

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Campsite Dilemma.
« on: September 14, 2018, 09:48:35 AM »
So I've planned a trip to BBRSP this holiday season.
Usually I have 1 or 2 folks back out from the original invite list, this year everyone has accepted, which is great!
The dilemma is now campsites are limited.
Total of 7 vehicles, 10 adults will be on this trip.
Without breaking any rules, I want to spend 1 or 2 nights at Casa Ramon.  (and Papalote de la Sierra if we break up the group?)
If not, what is the closest campsite that would support our group that would give us time to get into Cienega and explore and make it out?

There is a private campground just northeast of the Casa Piedra Trailhead I could book, but we would still have to drive to Ft. Leaton to check into right? (for spending the day out there)
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Re: Campsite Dilemma.
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2018, 09:43:48 AM »
This is a good example of a question that you might want to call in. Barring a ruling by the super, however, I'd be dubious that you could fit 7 vehicles into any single campsite. The roads are narrow enough too that you really can park along the road without blocking it. Papalote de La Sierra has a lot more available room than Casa Ramon, but seven would be pushing it in either case. Call though. It is remote enough that it might not matter. That part of the park gets very little visitation.
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Re: Campsite Dilemma.
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2018, 12:27:37 PM »
Thank you sir,
Actually, I did call both the ranger station and the reservations line.
They both stated pretty much what you did as far as fitting vehicles in and around the sites.  Since they are remote, he said, it shouldn't be an issue.
I ended up getting spots at Jackson and then Javelin Pens for the 27th & 28th.  Casa Ramon for the following 2 nights.
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