Year-round flowing water fills this deep pool, located just behind the Matomi ranch house.

It was over 110°, but the water was refreshing to swim in!

Elizabeth had heard so much about this place that I just had to take her there!

A final look back...

RANCHO MATOMI 30°27.40', 115°04.82'

At an elevation of 2,466' ASL the rancho is periodically occupied by cattlemen. The trail down to the oasis pool begins at the far side of the corral (behind me).

Tough road the final 5 miles to Rancho Matomi

The other way to Matomi comes in from the north via Valle Chico. For that road, we back track 5.2 miles to where it drops into and joins the canyon road.

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