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Trail behind Castolon

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Offline tortuga

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Trail behind Castolon
« on: February 14, 2020, 11:38:38 PM »
Has anyone walked this trail behind Castolon?  Iím curious after seeing it on Google Earth.  It doesnít seem to be very long.

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Re: Trail behind Castolon
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2020, 12:46:35 AM »
There is a trail from what was the Castolon visitor center that leads to a cemetery with a few dozen unmarked graves.
Jeff Blaylock
Austin, Texas

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splendor and the complicated grandeur of Big Bend will still be here. Waiting for us."--Ed Abbey

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Re: Trail behind Castolon
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2020, 12:59:01 AM »
Ok, thanks.  I was curious what was there.

P.S.
I had a hard time getting the image to post.

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Re: Trail behind Castolon
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2020, 03:18:56 PM »
Trying again with the satellite image:

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Re: Trail behind Castolon
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2020, 06:36:39 PM »
That is the old river road.  It used to go from Castolon but floods, I think, made them re-route it to where it comes out near Cerro Castolon now..
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
http://40yearsofwalking.wordpress.com/

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Re: Trail behind Castolon
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2020, 07:00:40 PM »
Oh, cool!  Looking forward to exploring it the next time.

 


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