Grand Staircase and San Rafael Swell

Box Flat and Prickly Pear Flat Cowboy Camps

Sometimes, you just feel like driving on some wide open dirt roads.

I went out to the Utah desert in 2016 to hunt for a few pictograph sites. Instead, I came across two cowboy camps.  Not much is left at either of them: a broken stove, bed springs, dishes, and utensils, but I found them interesting.

I don’t know their age or history but they are fun to visit and ponder lonely life on the range.

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