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Mineral Wells State Park Crosstimbers Tree ID Trail - Texas, United States

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Lake Mineral Wells State Park is a fantastic 3,200 acre site within the Texas Parks & Wildlife system.  It includes some very rugged terrain and some of the oldest trees in Texas.  The ages of many of the trees have been verified through core samplings by the Ancient Cross Timbers Consortium out of the University of Arkansas (link below).  There is also a small lake with good fishing where canoes may be rented for better access.  This trail is in the Crosstimbers Loop camping area of the park.

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/lake_mineral_wells/
http://www.uark.edu/misc/xtimber/

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Tips:
The Texas Forest Service has many Texas Tree Trail maps online in the EveryTrail format at www.GreatTexasTreeTrail.org.  Check there for champion, historic and other Great Texas Tree Trails in your neck of the woods. For more info on how to identify trees, visit the Texas Forest Service Tree ID Website.
 
If you have a Tree Trail that you would like to post to www.GreatTexasTreeTrail.org contact jpg@tfs.tamu.edu

Tags:
Trees, Tree Identification, dendrology, State Parks, lake mineral wells, mineral wells, Texas Tree Trails, Great Texas Tree Trail, Texas Forest Service, Cross Timbers, crosstimbers, ancient cross timbers consortium, ancient crosstimbers consortium, University of Arkansas
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Trip Info
December 09, 2010
Trip Location: Mineral Wells, Texas, United States
Length: 0.5 miles
Duration: 31 minutes
Activity: Tree ID
Trip viewed 1,634 times
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