Desert Lake Road

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Camping and more camping is the best way to describe Desert Lake Road. This well-maintained gravel and dirt road is the main access route into the San Rafael Swell from the north. The trail travels across wide-open prairie while approaching the base of Cedar Mountain. Once you're around the foothills, the boulders along the eastern edge of the trail contain numerous free campsites. Many primitive campsites have large open areas for groups or RV campers. Smaller sites are hidden back in the boulders, making an ideal basecamp while exploring the Swell.