San Rafael Desert 9235

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Remote camping on the cliffs above the San Rafael River is why 9235 is worth the drive. This site is above a sweeping alcove with breathtaking views. Far back in the San Rafael Desert, the BLM has been hard at work placing new signage on old trails leading to remote locations. This particular little trail leads to a camp area with beautiful views of the San Rafael River carving through the canyon rocks. The site is a little rough, but the sense of aloneness is deep. If you made it this far, you'd be fine driving on this bumpy out-and-back trail. Reaching the camp only takes about 40 minutes from Lower San Rafael Road.