New Meetup: LBJ National Graslands - Exploratory Mission- Moderate 6mi

From: TANR
Sent on: Wednesday, December 9, 2009 10:30 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Fort Worth Outdoors Meetup Group!

Sorry for the short notice but it looks like it will be a nice weekend, 65f!!

What: LBJ National Graslands - Exploratory Mission- Moderate 6mi

When: December 13,[masked]:30 AM

Where:
LBJ Grasslands
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Alvord, TX 76225

Let's explore the LBJ Grasslands!
We're exploring because I've never been there before. Dual event with "We Hike" group.

HIKE STATS:
Meeting Time: 9:30 AM meeting. Hiking begins approximately at 10:00AM
Meeting Place: Let's meet in Decatur at The McDonald's
McDonald's
908 W US 380
Decatur, TX 76234
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(9.42 miles away) from the Grasslands
Trail Name: TADRA trailhead, appox 10-12 mi from the office
Hike Distance: 6 miles
Estimated Hike Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Hike Leader: Tanr
*Special: 1. Pack a snack with your water 2. Wear BRIGHT or Orange shirt (Hunting season is still ongoing)

Some instructions/agenda:
1. Meet at the McDonald's Parking Lot, to carpool b/c it's $4 per car, and being that I've never been to this Park, I prefer we all get lost together or find the Park together
2. The Hike will begin about 10.
3. We'll hike for 3 hours
4. Return to McDonald's to pick up cars.
5. LUNCHTIME! We can scoop out some local dives for a late lunch, 1:00PMish

http://www.fs.fed.us/...

LBJ Trail System

http://www.fs.fed.us/...


TADRA Point Trailhead Located south of Cottonwood Lake along FS Road 900, TADRA Point Trailhead is at the confluence of the five loops that comprise the 75-mile LBJ Multi-Use Trail System.

The trailhead was constructed through the volunteer efforts of local equestrian groups and is used throughout the year as headquarters for various non-commercial group events, including equestrian endurance rides.

Facilities at the site include two accessible restrooms, accessible horse ramp, 20 parking spurs, 6 pull through and 10 stock tethers. Stock water is available.

Day-use fee is $4 per vehicle per day.

Directions

From Decatur, follow FM 730 north 10 miles to
CR 2461, turn left and at the fork; turn right on CR 2560, proceed 3 miles and turn left on FS Road 900. TADRA Point Trailhead is on the right at 2 miles.

For More Information
District Ranger
USDA Forest Service
1400 North US Highway 81/287
PO Box 507
Decatur, TX, 76234

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Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Fort-Worth-Outdoor-Group/calendar/12052006/

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