North Shore Bell's Trailhead to Ghost Camp Loop

LOTS of longhorns in the middle and northern sections of the park. Give them space; especially when calves are present.
User: MikeHikes - 2/16/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 7.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Out      Bell's Trailhead > service road (S 50 meters) > Dinosaur > Dinosaur Tracks Viewing Area > Dinosaur > Upper Big Hill > Dinosaur > service road (S) > Badlands > River Bend > service road (NE) to ghost camp       4.3 miles

Return  Service road (NE) to ghost camp > Lower Ghost Camp Trail > River Bend ghost camp > Lower Ghost Camp Trail (N) > South Slick Rock > service road (NW) > North Scenic Loop > service road (NW) then (N) then (W) > Shady Trail > Bell's Trailhead     2.8 miles

Temps in 50's, high overcast clouds, windy.

Easy, slow paced hike on the North Shore trails.  All trails are easy to see and traverse.  Saw some birds and quite a few longhorns with their calves.  As always, trash was picked up - old cans, broken glass and GU packets; sure wish folks would pick up after themselves. 

Not a lot to say about today's hike except this hike put me over 2000 miles in Texas with the vast majority being at the San Angelo State Park.


Water available in the campgrounds near Bell's Trailhead.

Water, shade and info kiosk available at Dinosaur Tracks Viewing Area.

Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at River Bend Ghost Camp.


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They Own the Road
Area around San Angelo State Park
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