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User: texaskdog - 9/26/2011

Location: Wild Basin

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 3point5stars  Solitude: 3stars
Miles Hiked: 2.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 50 minutes


"Madrones" trail is now "Yaupon".  There is a "Ledge" trail not on the map (connects two main trails below Laurel) and "Woodland" which may be a new trail that goes up the middle.  Part of "Creek" Trail has now been moved.  You have to follow up Woodland, and then a ways up, take a right, go by a new "overlook" and then back down to where the original trail crosses the creek.  They are apparently trying to restore that part of the (now waterless) creek.  I'm still upset with them for not putting "exit" signs down there as my GF was lost down there for hours.  Yeah they have maps near the bldg but if you dont take one, youre pretty much screwed as youre lucky to ever see anyone out there (though that does make it a bit more appealling).  This is very much a down, down, down hike til you get to the creek then its a way up and a way down on Yaupon.  coming back of course is UP UP UP so be ready!  Nice park though.