Good trail for distance

Trailhead for the Cross Timbers Trail. The foot path trailhead is about 10 feet to the right.
User: kcameron - 3/30/2006

Location: Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway

Rating:
Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 8.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: Having previously hiked a portion of the Trailway, this time my wife and I decided to hike the trails in the northern part of the state park. In order to get some distance, we combined sections of the multi-use trail with the footpath and made a big loop. We started by following the western perimeter trail and returned on the eastern trails. The most scenic part of this hike is the first half mile along the foot path. The hike overall is relatively easy except for a steep hill in the very northernmost section of the park. Although we encountered no other hikers, I gave the solitude rating an average score because we could hear loud speakers from the facility to the west of the park throughout 75% of our hike.

Log Photos
Cross Timbers Trail Head
West perimeter multi-use trail
Big Tree
Steep Hill
Rocky Road
Area around Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway
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