Nice Lake, Boring Trails

This is the sign along the road near the entrance of the park.
User: Lone_Star - 6/20/2013

Location: Inks Lake State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 5.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes


I decided to do some primitive camping at Inks Lake, so I did this hike slowly with a full backpack.  I started my hike at the Green trailhead, hiked down towards the lake and explored the various offshoots of the Green trail, then returned along the lake to the Blue Trail loop, to the Red trail cutoff and finally to the Yellow Trail to the Pecan Flats Trail Camp.  The next morning I took the Yellow trail back to the Green Trail to my car.

I found the lake to be scenic, but the trails were boring.  The only interesting thing about this park was the rock.  It wasn't the typical limestone/sandstone you see in a lot of the hill country, but more of a harder granite.

Log Photos
Entrance Sign
Green Trailhead
View Of The Trail
Good Signage
Another View Of The Trail
Area around Inks Lake State Park
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