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User: Trailmagic - 7/17/2011

Location: Good Water Trail

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Miles Hiked: 27.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: The Goodwater trail is connected all the way around the lake. 27 total miles approximately. I completed the loop in an overnighter with about 5 other folks from the Austin hiking meet up group. Excellent overnight backpacking trip. We left from Jim hogg and camped at Sawyer.. then completed the loop in the morning. A couple of things.. you can fill water at the overlook and entrance station, so don't over carry on the first day..you can also fill water at Camp Tejas on day 2 which is an easy hike after the camp out.. The trail is overall Flat, but its on limestone nearly the whole way and can create some significant foot pain so wear sturdy shoes and walk carefully.. This is an excellent long walk close to Austin.

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