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Organ Mtns, Aguirre Springs

Organ Mountains

(nr Organ NM) One of the most scenic camps is found on the eastern slope of the Organ Mountains. It sets at the base of towering pinnacles, and has expansive views of the valley below. There are two trails; one a 4 1/2 mile loop up to the base of the spires, and the other […]

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Imperial Sand Dunes, CA

Imperial Sand Dunes

(Glamis CA) The Imperial Sand Dunes extends 40 miles long and up to 10 miles wide, covering 1,000 square miles, from around Niland CA to the Mexican border near Los Algodones. That makes it one of the largest OHV areas in the United States. I passed through the dunes on CA-78 while headed to my […]

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Blythe Intaglios

Blythe Intaglios

(Blythe CA) About 15 miles north of town, and west of the Colorado River, was the famed Blythe Intaglios site. A gravel road led off the highway to several native geoglyphs dated to as far back as 900BC. Images of human and animal shapes were scraped into the ground on hilltops. The large drawings were […]

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