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Worthington West Road -- Southbound
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Worthington West Road
Worthington West Road
Departing Mail Summit Road in Garden Valley (view SW)

Overview

Worthington West Road runs north from Highway 375 near the town of Rachael along the west side of the Worthington Range into Garden Valley. The road usually is well-maintained dirt and normally is suitable for 2WD vehicles. From the west, this is the quickest way to Michael Heizer's City and the village of Cherry Creek.

Presented here are photos of driving from Garden Valley (Mail Summit Road) to Highway 375.

Link to Area Map.

Worthington West Road
Road stays right (triangle intersection from Mail Summit Rd
Worthington West Road
Broad open valley (view SW)
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Cattle guard
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Another cattle guard
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Worthington Peak (view SE)
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Broad open valley (view SW)
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Road stays left a fork ahead (view S)
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Broad open valley (view S)
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High peaks at south end of Worthington Range (view SE)
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Worthington Range (view E)
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Another cattle guard
Worthington West Road
Broad, open desert flats (view S)
Worthington West Road
Both forks go to Highway 375; I went left to continue east
Worthington West Road
High peaks at south end of Worthington Range (view SE)
Worthington West Road
North end of the Worthington Range (view E)
Worthington West Road
Both forks go to Highway 375; I went left to continue east
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Sunset in the broad, open desert (view SE)
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High peaks of the Worthington Range at sunset (view E)
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Wide open flats in Sand Valley (view S)
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Wide open flats in Sand Valley (view S)
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Wide open flats in Sand Valley (view S)
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Approaching a Sand Valley residence (view S)
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Another historic Sand Valley residence (view S)
Worthington West Road
Wide open flats in Sand Valley (view S)
Worthington West Road
Wide open flats in Sand Valley (view S)
Worthington West Road
Cattle guard and fenceline (view S)
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Cell tower on the right (view S)
Worthington West Road
Approaching Highway 375 (view S)

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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