Black Rock Crossing

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3717 Black Rock Crossing begins at 366/037 Rowland Route Road and weaves eastward across the J-P Desert, offering stunning views of the canyons along the Bruneau River. From the west side, the trail is rugged, with rocky terrain that sometimes narrows, crumbles, and goes off-camber. Negotiating around fallen boulders might pose a challenge for full-size vehicles. A couple of homesteader graves are at the river's bottom, and a crossing spot to the opposite side, where a stone barn stands. Crossing the river in spring is likely impossible due to high and fast water levels. It's best to tackle the entire trail during the summer months. Black Rock Crossing continues its journey up the canyon, culminating near the Nevada border. While there were no discernable dispersed campsites, there was space in a few areas to pull over and set up camp.