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Temp started at 48, ended at 70. Light SW wind, partly cloudy.
Trails were dry to slightly damp with a few patches of mud in spots. Only animals spotted were a pair of white tail deer. Numerous birds out including a fairly large hawk right at the beginning of the hike. The biggest surprise was smelling the just beginning to bloom agarita (photo attached). Small birds were flitting about and there were a few air battles over territory as Spring is just around the corner.
Info kiosk and a bicycle repair station available at Bell's Trailhead. Water and shade available at camping sites nearby.
Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at River Bend Campground.
Shade, info kiosk and bicycle repair station available at Cougar Overlook.
Water, shade and info kiosk available at DInosaur Tracks Viewing Area.