Easy Traverse Boulder
Grit Block, The
Hammer Head Boulder
Johnny Boulder, The
Mack Dick Boulder
Mice and Men
Poison Ivy Boulder
Short Stuff Boulder
Two Pin Boulder
This is the place to go for a quick bouldering fix in the canyon. Located right off the road most climbs can be accessed with a short 5 minute approach. Even though it is easily accessed, the boulder gardens rarely host more than one group of climbers. The rock quality is generally pretty good especially on the more popular boulders though even on well traveled problems holds will sometimes break.
When the road splits at the Lighthouse trailhead keep left. Continue past the 4th water crossing. Keep your eyes open for a large pull out on the right across from three prominent boulders just off the road. Park here.
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The Johnny Boulder V2 TX : Palo Duro Canyon State Park : ... : The Johnny Boulder
This is probably the most popular boulder in the canyon. It is a good warm up spot because it is on the way to most of the other boulders in the canyon. Though this problem has been said to be hard for the grade it is simply the slopers that make things dicey. Bring plenty of contact strength....[more] Browse More Classics in TX