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Blue Trail and Yellow Trail to scenic overlook

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User: CedrHillr - 10/10/2008

Location: Dinosaur Valley State Park

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Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 1.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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I started in early afternoon on a Friday on a clear, sunny day.  There was small crowds around river, playing and looking for the dino footprints but I didn't see anyone on the trails.  Started on Blue trail to yellow trail to scenic overlook.  This was challenging but doable for a middle age, not in great shape guy like myself.  I could see for miles,(with help of binoculars), up to Chalk mountain where I could make out the cars going up it on Hwy 67, over to the long necks poking their heads up, (even a red T-Rex was visable). To the east I could see the tops of the nuclear plant.  I went back to blue trail and followed it further past wildcat hollow,  There was some (impressive for north Texas), canyon walls along here and found a small trail leading to a crossing on the river.  I couldn't resist soaking my feet in the cool running waters.  very popular park, but now know why.



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