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Cienguita, a primary Las Cienegas National Conservation Area camping area, runs along a low ridge southwest off East Yucca Farm Road. There are eight designated campsites, all large enough to support an RV. Each well-spaced site has level ground and a fire ring. Shade is minimal from the small mesquite trees. Camping is free but limited to 14 days. There are no toilets or trash receptacles. Potable water is available at the historic Empire Ranch headquarters.

The ridgeline offers excellent views across the expansive grasslands of the old Empire Ranch to the Santa Rita Mountains to the west and the Whetstones to the east.

The trail passes through a cattle gate and becomes narrow and rougher before ending at a seasonal waterhole. Three dispersed sites are past the gate. Don't forget to close the gate behind you.