Mex 1 - to Mulege

Santa Rosalia to Mulege

37 miles, 59 km, 1 hour

 

Mile 0.0
Leave town at traffic circle in Centro Santa Rosalia on Highway 1 south, pass the ferry dock and terminal. 

Mile 0.2
24 hour Pemex with diesel and Hotel Sol y Mar.

Mile 1.3
Entrance to Hotel El Morro

Mile 2.4
Entrance to Las Palmas RV Park

Mile 4.7
State Prison, Don't stop - no tourist services.

Mile 5.3
Turnoff to Rancho Agueda, eight Miles down a bumpy dirt road to a picturesque, farming town with a spring that supplies Santa Rosalia's water.

Mile 9.2
Turnoff to Camacho Beach RV cCamp on San Lucas Cove, famous for its fishing.

Mile 9.4
Turnoff to San Lucas RV Park on palm lined san Lucas Cove

Mile 14.6
San Bruno, a fishing cooperative with a bus stop, grocery store and RV park (permanents only). The island offshore is San Marcos; its southern end is mined for gypsum.

Mile 16.4
Turnoff on graded dirt road to San Jose de Magdalena (15 km), an oasis village where citrus, vegetables and Mulege's famous garlic are grown, From March through December, the flavorful ajo is available in three - five foot braids. Ask anyone "donde se venda ajo?" The village is the site of a small Garlic Festival honoring its patron saint on March 19. The 9-mile, 25 minute drive is OK for sturdy cars.

Mile 20.5
Entrance to airport serving private planes.

Mile 24.3
Junction with 12-mile graded dirt road to Punta Chivato on Bahia de Santa Ines, a 25 minute drive OK for passenger cars. The well-signed road leads to a lovely hotel and RV camp on the beach. The area is popular for windsurfing, kayaking and fishing. The 9-hole desert course sharpens sand shots.

Mile 27.3
Turnoff left to Playa Santa Ines, a public beach.

Mile 36.5 
First junction to enter Mulege.

Mile 38.1
Arch Enterance to Mulege.

Mile 38.5 
Mex 1 Crosses river.