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At the mouth of Saddle Horse Canyon is a guzzler (a pad of concrete), dry right now due to lack of rain A few small holes in the rocks near the mouth of Saddle Horse CanyonThumbnailsI pass a budding milkweed in Saddle Horse CanyonA few small holes in the rocks near the mouth of Saddle Horse CanyonThumbnailsI pass a budding milkweed in Saddle Horse CanyonA few small holes in the rocks near the mouth of Saddle Horse CanyonThumbnailsI pass a budding milkweed in Saddle Horse CanyonA few small holes in the rocks near the mouth of Saddle Horse CanyonThumbnailsI pass a budding milkweed in Saddle Horse CanyonA few small holes in the rocks near the mouth of Saddle Horse CanyonThumbnailsI pass a budding milkweed in Saddle Horse Canyon

It's as ugly as a shopping-mall parking lot on a small scale, but it collects water during rain and makes it available for wildlife after the rain is gone. Very useful. Some feel that the ugliness is worth it in a wilderness landscape, while others don't.