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Buckhorn Draw Road, San Rafael Swell
In one of the most, if not the most, thinly-populated areas of Utah, there’s a huge jumble of geology called the San Rafael Swell: a 70-by-45 mile dome of sandstone, shale, and limestone. Inside the swell are washes, canyons, plateaus and jagged ridges — certainly one of the most impressive landscapes in the country. Interstate 70 cuts through the middle of the Swell, but to get a better taste of it, you need to get your car a little bit dusty. Buckhorn Draw Road (or Buckhorn Wash Road) is an easy-to-drive, well-maintained dirt road that cuts through the northern half …