A well-maintained trail

Trout Pond
A nearby sign posts a limit of 5 trout per person per day. The pond is a half-mile walk from the main trailhead.
User: kcameron - 9/10/2005

Location: Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 3point5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: Although my wife and I have ridden our bikes on the trails at this park, this was our first time to hike them. We started at the trailhead just east of the trailer dump station. We followed the loop trail past the trout pond (sign says limit of 5 per person per day) and two primitive camping areas. From there, the trail crosses a park road and into the most unique area of the hike: a steep slope down into a creek bottom with a set of two bridges. From there, we passed by a brim pond and then came out in the day use area. We re-entered the woods on another trailhead and walked along a cove of the lake, then retraced our steps back to the main trail loop. This time, we took the southern loop where we came across several deer. Once back at the trailhead where our car was parked, we crossed the park road again and followed a well documented interpretive trail that led to the Fort Sherman Camping Area. From there, we followed a park road back to our car. The trail is in excellent shape. The only people we saw on the trail were two park employees who were working on the trail. We plan to return in the fall to enjoy the colors.

Log Photos
Trout Pond
Good signs
Leaves on Trail
Multi Bridges
Brim Pond
Lake Through the Trees
Interpretive Trail
Area around Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
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