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Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2009, Fall: Mojave National Preserve / Day 6: Cornfield Spring Road to west of Kelso Dunes by bicycle /

I take a very short break at the end of Kelso Dunes Road, enjoying the pink Providence Mountains, to consider my camping options

I take a very short break at the end of Kelso Dunes Road, enjoying the pink Providence Mountains, to consider my camping options It turns out that the final mile of Kelso Dunes Road has not been freshly graded, and is the usual sand and washboardThumbnailsOne possibility is to stash my bike behind a creosote bush and walk my belongings into the adjacent Wilderness areaIt turns out that the final mile of Kelso Dunes Road has not been freshly graded, and is the usual sand and washboardThumbnailsOne possibility is to stash my bike behind a creosote bush and walk my belongings into the adjacent Wilderness areaIt turns out that the final mile of Kelso Dunes Road has not been freshly graded, and is the usual sand and washboardThumbnailsOne possibility is to stash my bike behind a creosote bush and walk my belongings into the adjacent Wilderness areaIt turns out that the final mile of Kelso Dunes Road has not been freshly graded, and is the usual sand and washboardThumbnailsOne possibility is to stash my bike behind a creosote bush and walk my belongings into the adjacent Wilderness areaIt turns out that the final mile of Kelso Dunes Road has not been freshly graded, and is the usual sand and washboardThumbnailsOne possibility is to stash my bike behind a creosote bush and walk my belongings into the adjacent Wilderness area

The official campsites here by the dunes are all taken. I suppose I could camp right here in the turn-out along the road like some other folks I just passed, but it's rather exposed, and I don't want to be overhearing their conversations all night.