Great trails and solitude

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User: hawaiiantaz - 2/3/2008

Location: Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 15.45 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours, 52 minutes


started around 9ish.... no one on the trail until later in the afternoon.... but then only one hiking and 3 on horseback.  Terraine varies from dirt and grass to sand to rocky (all on the same trail and without warning).  mostly flat, but few small hills.... couple of pretty good downhill/uphills on the longer hike.  Take a compass with you...maps on the trail are kinda misleading ....points you in one direction, then you come to a fork, but no map to further guide you.  Penitentiary Hollow as awesome.  Few Rock Climbers were out.... beautiful view and impressive rock/hill.  nice view of the lake.  Would definitely do again.

Area around Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway
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