Out Bell's Trailhead > service road (S) > Dinosaur Trail > Dinosaur tracks viewing area > Dinosaur Trail > Upper Big Hill > Dinosaur Trail > service road (WNW) 50m > Badlands > River Bend > service road (ENE) > Cougar Lookout 5.8 miles
Return Cougar Lookout > Javalina > service road (ENE) 50m > Lower Ghost Camp Trail > River Bend Ghost Camp > Lower Ghost Camp Trail > South Slick Rock > service road (N) > North Scenic Loop > service road (ENE) > Shady Trail > Bell's Trailhead 3.5 miles
Temps in the mid 70's at start and mid 90's at end, sunny with a few clouds, slight breeze.
Trails are dry and easy to traverse. Most are clear of vegetation but there are patches that need to be cleaned up. Not as many birds out today and I only saw a few lizards and one fawn. Don't know the reason for that. Very peaceful and very enjoyable hike but there just wasn't much going on so I'll close this report.
Water and shade available at the campgrounds near Bell's Trailhead.
Shade and info kiosk available at Dinosaur tracks viewing area. NO WATER AT THIS TIME!!!!
Shade,info kiosk and bicycle repair station available at Cougar Lookout.
Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at River Bend Ghost Camp. CAUTION is advised if you use the dry toilets (snakes and insects).
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