Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

5.00 Miles
3point5stars (3.63)4
1star (1.17)
2stars (2.38)
Mount Pleasant
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Trout Pond
A nearby sign posts a limit of 5 trout per person per day. The pond is a half-mile walk from the main trailhead. (Photo by kcameron)
Bridges throughout the park are in excellent shape. (Photo by kcameron)
Good signs
Good signs throughout the park clearly indicate direction and distance. (Photo by kcameron)
Leaves on Trail
Although it was early September on this hike, the leaves on the trail made it look a bit like Autumn. (Photo by kcameron)
Multi Bridges
These bridges are at the bottom of a steep slope. This is a heavily forested area of the park. (Photo by kcameron)
Brim Pond
The Brim Pond is near the day use area. (Photo by kcameron)
Lake Through the Trees
The shoreline of Lake Bob Sandlin is heavily wooded. This is a cove of the lake. (Photo by kcameron)
Interpretive Trail
The short interpretive trail has numerous markers, such as this one, indicating trees and other plant life. (Photo by kcameron)
(Photo by Eveline)
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Great Park
By tylersleo on 2/5/2006
Rating: 5stars Difficulty: 1point5stars Solitude: 4stars
Distance: 6.20 Miles Duration: N/A
This is a very nice walk along the lake and mostly through the woods. Senic, with lots of birds and some wildlife. Worth the trip to East Texas.
A well-maintained trail
By kcameron on 9/10/2005
Rating: 3stars Difficulty: 1star Solitude: 3point5stars
Distance: 6.00 Miles Duration: N/A
Although my wife and I have ridden our bikes on the trails at this park, this was our first time to hike them. We started at the trailhead just east of the trailer dump station. We followed the loop trail past the trout pond (sign says limit of 5 per person per day) and two primitive camping areas. From there, the trail crosses a park road and into the most unique area of the hike: a steep slope down into a creek bottom with a set of two bridges. From there, we passed by a brim pond and then came out in the day use area. We re-entered the woods on another trailhead and walked along a cove of the lake, then retraced our steps back to the main trail loop. This time, we took the southern loop where we came across several deer. Once back at the trailhead where our car was parked, we crossed the park road again and followed a well documented interpretive trail that led to the Fort Sherman Camping Area. From there, we followed a park road back to our car. The trail is in excellent shape. The only people we saw on the trail were two park employees who were working on the trail. We plan to return in the fall to enjoy the colors.
By Eveline on 4/12/2003
Rating: 3stars Difficulty: 1star Solitude: 1star
Distance: 6.20 Miles Duration: N/A
By Eveline on 9/23/2000
Rating: 3point5stars Difficulty: N/A Solitude: 1star
Distance: 6.20 Miles Duration: N/A
We did a trail that went around the end of the lake and was in woods.
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