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I park the 10-ton bike and walk over to the Government Holes corral, next to which a cistern full of green water glows

I park the 10-ton bike and walk over to the Government Holes corral, next to which a cistern full of green water glows Well, this is it: Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe corral at Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveWell, this is it: Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe corral at Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveWell, this is it: Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe corral at Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveWell, this is it: Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe corral at Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveWell, this is it: Government Holes, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe corral at Government Holes, Mojave National Preserve

The cows in the background keep an eye on me in case I decide to take some of their water. This water could be filtered and made safe for drinking, but fortunately I'm carrying a full load of good water from Mid Hills campground.