North Shore Bell's Trailhead to 5 Points Junction

Just some of the scenery on the trail.
User: MikeHikes - 11/26/2014

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating:
Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 10.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Comments:

Out     Bell's Trailhead > Dinosaur Trail > Upper Big Hill > Dinosaur Trail > Badlands > River Bend > 5 Points Junction                     5.6 miles

Return 5 Points Junction > Flintstone Trail > Javalina > service road (East) > Lower Ghost Camp > South Slick Rock > service road (North) > Scenic Loop > service road (North then East then North) > Shady Trail > Bell's Trailhead     4.4 miles

Temps started in the upper 40's which rose to mid 60's, sunny and light winds - perfect hiking weather!  There was no one on the trail but of course, there was trash - two bags full of tape used to mark the trails for a mountain bike race of three weeks ago as well as numerous GU and Clif Shot Bloks empty packages.  Guess the racers were too focused on the race to realize they were trashing the trails they used.

NOTES

Water, info kiosk, shade available on Dinosaur Trail by the tracks.

Water, info kiosk, shade available at 5 Points Junction - this is the last place to get water on the route I've listed.

Info kiosk and shade available at Cougar Lookout (junction of Flintstone and Javalina Trails).

Info kiosk, shade and dry toilets available at Upper Ghost Camp near the end of the Lower Ghost Camp Trail - water for HORSES ONLY also available.



Log Photos
Looking Southwest on Dinosaur Trail
Area around San Angelo State Park
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