Troop 77 - "Science" Expedition Campout
||Friday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Nov. 4,
||Primitive campsites, Enchanted
Rock State Natural Area
||Backpack about 2 miles in to campsites
||$5 per person. Park entry fee and
campsite fees are paid by Troop.
Primitive campsites are reached only by
backpacking about two miles over an excellent trail. There may be a
privy. But "be prepared" with trowel and "mountain
money" (toilet paper). There is only surface water which must
be treated, so bring full canteens and means to treat water. Ground
fires are not permitted. Bring backpacking stoves. Leave
vehicles in parking lot at trail head. Travel light.
If arriving late, have a flashlight or head lamp for backpacking in.
||Backpacking, camping, astronomy, land
navigation, plant identification, forestry, mammals, bugs, birds, etc.
galore - lots of fun!
||From Lago Vista, west on FM 1431 to Marble
Falls, south on US 281 to Johnson City, west on US 290 to
Fredericksburg, north on FM 965 to park. Estimated driving time
is just under two hours.