This counter clockwise loop starts from the Badlands Rock Trailhead
A few cars at the trailhead on a cool sunday morning in November.
Typical terrain through juniper desert.
Thor at the first of three big volcanic rock formations we hiked by today: Badlands Rock
Hiking down old ranch roads
Hi. I like hiking a lot says thor.
Found a nice little campsite area on the flanks of Badlands Rock
I'm coming! Says thor as we hike away from Badlands Rock.
Lots of interesting volcanic rock formations throughout the badlands, it's not just the big piles.
Exploring the second of three rock formations today - this one unnamed.
Signs of fire in a lot of the little caves.
The final of the three rock piles on today's loop: Flatiron Rock
Hiking to the top of Flatiron Rock
View from the top of Flatiron Rock
He's not as pleased as he looks when I make him sit still for a photo.
View from Flatiron Rock
Closing the loop on the homestead trail, passing by old ranch fence.
View from Homestead trail
A cistern near the site of the old homestead.
Crazy patterns in the volcanic rock.