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Mule Creek Road East of Guthrie AZ

Dawn along Mule Creek Road, Guthrie AZ, March 30, 2008
Dawn along Mule Creek Road, Guthrie AZ, March 30, 2008

There are some good spots to boondock along Mule Creek Road (AZ 78) in the Apache - Sitgreaves National Forest between Guthrie AZ and the New Mexico border. Up at the New Mexico border is a nice level rest area that also makes a good spot to overnight.

Mule Creek Road East of Guthrie AZ

Nights I've camped here

Concentrated Space Intensifies Everything

A small, concentrated domestic space intensifies everything. It’s like the fire we live around—move it close together and the flame flares up, spread it apart and the fire goes out. We have always lived in small houses, but this one is the smallest and the best. Here I feel all my loose and wandering thoughts are gathered up and made whole. It is an antidote to a world of distractions. It is a world unto itself. It is almost more myself than I am.’

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