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Short, but wooded and bouldery

A field of limestone boulders
A field of limestone boulders
A field of limestone boulders--how did they get here? T
User: plectrudis - 10/1/2017

Location: Longhorn Cavern State Park

Rating:
Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 1.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments:

The nature trail is really a sort of appendix to the caverns, which are the star attraction, but they're worth a stroll, nevertheless.  There was a juniper-oak woods as well as a rockier, more open, scrubby section.  Interestingly, though just a short distance from Inks Lake, the rocks here are completely different--all limestone instead of pre-Cambrian pink granite.

The CCC stonework is always a pleasure, expecially leading up to the caves, but also in the observation tower.



Log Photos:
Stone window in the observation tower
Stone window in the observation tower
Spiral staircase in the observation tower
Spiral staircase in the observation tower
A field of limestone boulders
A field of limestone boulders
Entrance to the caves
Entrance to the caves
CCC Stonework
CCC Stonework

Area around Longhorn Cavern State Park

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