Near Coldspring, TX, this trail is an intermediate 9 mile hike featuring a scenic river. A great trail for hiking, camping, or backpacking.

The trail is recommended for use from September to May. Wild boar and spring butterflies are often seen near this trail. 

Photos: Stephane Mignon

Pack List

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
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RT Distance 9.1 Miles
Elevation Gain 252 Feet
Activities Camping, Backpacking, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Spring, Autumn, Winter
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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