Colorado Bend


brochure Colorado Bend - Trails

Trails Map of Colorado Bend State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Colorado Bend State Park Trails Map 1201 Colorado Park Road Bend, TX 76824 (325) 628-3240 LEGEND Parking Headquarters Compost Toilet Tent Camping Fish Cleaning Boat Ramp Scenic Overlook Group Site Day Use Area Rinse-off Shower Amphitheater Hiking Trail Only Trail segment distances are measured between trail intersections. All trails hiking and biking unless otherwise indicated. Contour intervals are 10 feet. Check with HQ for trail conditions. Map compiled by State Parks staff. No claims are made as to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use. Painted Bunting POINTS OF INTEREST (GPS coordinates shown in decimal degrees) 1 SPICEWOOD SPRINGS CREEK 2 SCENIC OVERLOOK In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. 31.0267° -98.4553° Situated in the uplands, this overlook provides views of the Colorado River canyon and Post Oak Falls. It's also the spot in the park with the most reliable cell phone reception. 3 DOGLEG CANYON VIEW 4 TINAJA © 2020 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department PWD MP P4507-0140N (7/20) Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. 31.0144° -98.4572° The inviting area of pools and waterfalls is a great place to cool off in the clear, spring-fed waters. Swim at your own risk, and help us protect this area by Leaving No Trace. 31.0474° -98.4690° Enjoy this hidden canyon that feeds the Colorado River. Cliff walls and interesting rock outcroppings make this a unique destination. Include this stop in a hike to Gorman Falls. 31.0501° -98.4975° This bedrock depression, carved by springs and seeps, is an important ecological feature as it supports unique plant communities and wildlife. 5 GORMAN SPRING 6 GORMAN FALLS 7 RIVER OVERLOOK 31.0519° -98.4858° Subterranean waters from miles of contributing drainage are forced to the surface, feeding Gorman Creek and providing the mineral compounds that have built Gorman Falls. Living within the creek is one of the purest strains of our state fish, the Guadalupe bass. 31.0584° -98.4821° Rising 65 feet above the river, Gorman Falls is a unique geologic formation that supports a sensitive ecosystem. The mineral-rich spring water deposits layers of calcite, slowly building formations called travertine. Protect this very fragile area by viewing it from a distance. 31.0649° -98.4856° You can see for miles at this overlook which sits more than 200 feet above the Colorado River. Look for Gorman Falls to the south.

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