It would be
best if you had the sun behind you. Take this road in the early
morning if you can. If not, strong sunglasses would be in order
especially in the late afternoon to navigate the uphill and
downhill curves of the road on steep slopes overlooking
cloistered valleys. While on-coming traffic is sparse, you’ll
probably encounter it on a curve.
of Texas mountain laurel would make this a trip to take in
the spring when they bloom in profusion and the area is awash
with the smell of Grape Soda.
A loop originating in Camp
Wood is recommended by the Texas State Travel Guide: Go northwest
on 55 to Barksdale and then North on 335. Go east
when you intersect with Hwy 41 and continue until you reach
336. Turn south to go the 27 miles to Leakey.
This will put you back on 337 to return to Camp Wood.