A nice outing in the woods in a historical area

Trailhead Marker
This is one of three trails that begin at the day use area. The 1 acre pond is in the background.
User: kcameron - 7/30/2005

Location: Mission Tejas State Park

Rating: 2stars
Difficulty: 1point5stars  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 2.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: This is a lightly used park, perhaps due to its location away from population centers. Much of the trail is level, but there are some challenging grades around a couple of creek crossings. I did not hike all the trails, but the route I took circled a small pond, and passed by a restored log cabin, the foundation for an old fire tower, and a bird blind. The entire length of the trail is in the forest. We saw no other hikers and only a couple of sites at the campground were occupied.

Log Photos
Trailhead Marker
Bridge Over Spillway
Trail Signs
Big Pine Trail Bridge
Rice Log Home
Old Fire Tower
Bird Blind
Cemetery Hill Trail
Mission Tejas
Entrance Sign
Area around Mission Tejas State Park
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