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Rimrock Trail

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User: Kane - 9/30/2006

Location: Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Doeskin Ranch

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Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 2.20 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: Great trail with beautiful scenery. Somewhat challenging with short uphill climb...but with noone else on the trail, I could simply take my time.

Area around Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Doeskin Ranch

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