North Shore Bell's Trailhead to River Bend Campground Figure 8

Jack Rabbit
Took no photos on this hike but here's one from an earlier hike at the park.
User: MikeHikes - 12/12/2020

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 2stars
Miles Hiked: 6.30 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours


Route -  Bell's Trailhead > Shady Trail > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > North Scenic Loop > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > Badlands > park road to River Bend Campground > Lower Ghost Camp Trail > South Slick Rock > North Slick Rock > Upper Big Hill > Dinosaur Trail > Trailhead to Trailhead (N) > Bell's Trailhead     6.3 miles

Temp started at 44, ended at 55.  Partly cloudy, then mostly sunny with intermittent winds at about 10 mph.

Easy hike along familiar, dry trails.  Large numbers of people were camping as well as being on the trails.  Consequently, no animals and only a few birds were spotted while hiking. 

Good that people are using the park but too many of them are leaving trash; by the end of my hike, I had picked up a fairly large bag of items found on  or near, the trails. If you bring it in, pack it out!


Water, shade, info kiosk and a bicycle repair station at or near, Bell's Trailhead.

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

Water, shade and info kiosk available at Dinosaur Tracks Viewin Area on Dinosaur Trail.

Log Photos
Jack Rabbit
Area around San Angelo State Park
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