Montague County Highpoint Trip Report
five areas within 3/8 mile north of TX 59 - 6 miles west of Saint Jo (1,320+ ft)
Date: May 30, 2005
Author: Bill Schuler
on Saint Jo quad quadrangle
Driving: From US 287 and TX 59 in Bowie, TX, zero odometer.
0.0 US 287 and TX 59 - go north on 59
11.8 Montague County line
18.0 Turnout on left near a tower - park
Hiking: The first spot is near the tower. There are four more areas farther
north along a ridge. After climbing the fence to the tower, a track starting
right and then bearing left gets you out to the other areas. I felt that the
tower area was the highest but it was inconclusive and it's a nice walk to the
Note: You may want to backtrack (driving west) to the previous rise in the road
and take a track north out to the base of Blue Mound and then up to its summit
at 1318 feet. There's a BM "DYE" on top.