Out Bell's Trailhead > Shady Trail > service road (S) > Scenic Loop > service road (S) > South Slick Rock > Lower Ghost Camp > service road (W) > River Bend (N) 3.0 miles
Return River Bend (N) > Badlands > service road (WNW) > Dinosaur Trail > service road (N) > Bell's Trailhead 4.1 miles
Temps started in the low 70's and ended in the low 90's, sunny and fairly constant 10 mph breeze.
Been awhile since I hiked the North Shore and I wanted to see the Monarch Butterflies - they were still there but not in the thousands as they had been. Nonetheless, there were still quite a few around which was very nice to see.
Also saw some turkeys, lots of birds, especially woodpeckers, a small deer and I watched a snake swimming in the river.
Not a bad hike at all!
Info kiosk at Bell's Trailhead - NO WATER.
Info kiosk, shade and dry toilets available at the River Bend ghost camp - water for animals at the trough.
Info kiosk, shade and water available at the Dinosaur Tracks area - this is the ONLY water for humans on the route.
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