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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Vanderpool, TX
Event Name: Lost Maples State Natural Area
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111881 2019/Y0460
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1B
Description: The 5km trail follows park roads and nature trails that are somewhat rocky, but have little change in grade. The 10km trail (3C) is over primitive trails, very hilly terrain, with significant grade changes. Please carry water, bring a walking stick and wear hiking shoes. Open daily at 8am.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Points of Reference, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily, 8:00 am to 3 hours before dusk!
Location: Ranger Station at Lost Maples State Natural Area
Start Point / Driving Directions: 37221 FM 187, 78885. 830-966-3413. From San Antonio, N on TX-16 through Bandera and Medina; W on FM 337 to FM 187. Right, go 5 miles to park. From Kerrville, W on TX 27 to Ingram, then TX 39 through Hunt. Left to FM 187 to park.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: The 2,174-acre park is a mixture of sheer limestone cliffs, deep canyons, dense woodlands, and numerous clear streams, and has 11miles (18 km) of hiking trails. The land for the natural area was acquired by the State of Texas in 1973 and 1974, and was opened to the public in 1979. In 1980, the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service made the park a National Natural Landmark. GPS: N 29 49.67' W 099 35.19' (WGS84/NAD83).
Host Club: Selma Pathfinders
Contact: Mike Schwencke (210) 679-7609
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