North Shore - Bell's Trailhead to Cougar Overlook.

Another Horned Toad
Seeing them again and they are always a welcome sight.
User: MikeHikes - 5/30/2023

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 9.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours

Comments:

Leg 1 - Bell's trailhead > Dinosaur Trail > Badlands> River Bend Trail > service road (NNE) > Cougar Overlook     6.2 miles

Leg 2 - Cougar Overlook > Javelina > Lower Ghost Camp > River Bend Campground > Lower Ghost Camp > South Slick Rock > Trailhead to Trailhead > Bell's Trailhead   3.5 miles

Temp started at 64, eneded at 82.  Sunny with no clouds, steady SSW breeze at 5-10mph.

All trails were dry to slightly damp , easy to see and traverse.  Lots of wildflowers out but the cactus flowers are very scattered and scarce.  Bee bush is in bloom at spots so the scent of vanilla is easy to detect.  After last weeks rain, there were numerous places that, a few weeks ago were bone dry, now held water.

NOTES -

Info kiosk and a bicycle repair station are available at Bell's Trailhead.  Water and shade available at nearby campsites.

Water, shade and info kiosk are available at the Dinosaur Tracks Viewing Area.

Shade, info kiosk and a bicycle repair station are available at Cougar Overlook.

Water, shade, info kiosk and ry toilets availabe at River Bend Campground.



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