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I have to laugh while walking around my new campsite; I discover that I'm at the end of Castle Peaks Road without realizing it

I have to laugh while walking around my new campsite; I discover that I'm at the end of Castle Peaks Road without realizing it I go for a short walk as I try to decide where to erect my tent, and I discover this luxury outdoor toiletThumbnailsI set up camp next to a juniper tree, hoping that it might provide a bit of a wind break should I need itI go for a short walk as I try to decide where to erect my tent, and I discover this luxury outdoor toiletThumbnailsI set up camp next to a juniper tree, hoping that it might provide a bit of a wind break should I need itI go for a short walk as I try to decide where to erect my tent, and I discover this luxury outdoor toiletThumbnailsI set up camp next to a juniper tree, hoping that it might provide a bit of a wind break should I need itI go for a short walk as I try to decide where to erect my tent, and I discover this luxury outdoor toiletThumbnailsI set up camp next to a juniper tree, hoping that it might provide a bit of a wind break should I need itI go for a short walk as I try to decide where to erect my tent, and I discover this luxury outdoor toiletThumbnailsI set up camp next to a juniper tree, hoping that it might provide a bit of a wind break should I need it

The old road continues beyond this Wilderness boundary as a trail for hikers and horse riders, but is closed to cars and bicycles. My USGS map shows the entire road, but not the Wilderness boundary, so I thought there was still more ridable road ahead.