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Average Rating: 3stars (3.19)

Earliest Log Entry: 8/30/2002
Latest Log Entry: 8/30/2002

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A largely unsatisfying experience
Eisenhower State Park [Hiking] - 8/30/2002  [View Log Page]
Rating: N/A Difficulty: 3point5stars Solitude: halfstar
Distance: 7.00 Miles Duration: N/A
TexasHiking.com has drastically over-rated this hike with a "Solitude" rating of "3." The trail is never more than a few feet from busy park roads and campsites. Expect unceasing vehicle, jet ski, boat, and campsite noise and no wildlife encounters. The "Difficulty" rating is accurate - you'll have to bushwhack around fallen trees and scramble in a few places where the trail disintegrates into ravines - but the park road is usually right next to the trail and often the easiest bypass. If you would like to a hike highway service road with your boombox on loud then this is the hike for you.