Going To The Dogs LbNA # 29708
|Placed Date||Mar 29 2007|
Terrain Difficulty: Easy (flat, 500 yards RT)
Recommended Ink: yellow & green
Status:reported missing (04/24/11)
Flowering dogwood is a small tree that occurs naturally in the eastern United States from Massachusetts to eastern Texas. The name dogwood is a corruption of "dagwood", from the use of the slender stems of very hard wood for making "dags" (daggers, skewers). Popular legend has it that wood from the dogwood was used to construct the cross on which Christ was crucified, but God had pity upon the tree, giving it beautiful white flowers similar to the cross. Here in Texas it blooms in mid to late March, and usually remains showy for 2-3 weeks. A great place to see them is the LPC Dogwood Trail near the Big Thicket area, especially during the Dogwood Festival in Woodville.
From Woodville, travel east on US 190 about 3 miles to the LPC Dogwood Trail sign on the right. Turn left a go a little way to the trail head on the left and park.
Find the trail to the right of the kiosk and walk on it for about 250 yards, crossing 4 bridges. From the other side of the 4th bridge, continue on trail for 8 steps. Look left for a Dogwood tree growing out over the trail with a large pine tree behind it about 8 steps off trail. The camo microbox is on the back side of the pine tree base under sticks. Please rehide well.