Butcher Jones Recreation area

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    I lost my first water proof camera at butcher Jones, this time I couldn't find it before going out. I assume it's at home somewhere. Since it was just me and the boy and time was at a premium we didn't do trails, just did the cliffs ate the main marina. Was a great time.

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    How high are the cliffs? Love me some cliff jumping!
     
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    I couldnt tell you..if I were to guess there is a ten foot, a 20 foot, a 25 foot and a 40 foot at spot #1

    The biggest one I wont do but kids were doing it while I was there. They could all easily be even higher, I'm not sure.
     
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    Always looks higher when you're standing up there looking down at the water. 40 footers are fun...I'll have to check that area out! Thanks for the info!
     
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    For sure. Just head to the main marina and take the parking lot all the way to the left until it dead ends. Youll see a bathroom, a "pier" and some parking. Once parked keep going that same direction down a trail. You know you are getting closer when you start to see idiotic peoples trash, beer cans and tagging. Once you get to the end you cant miss it, all the jumps are right in front of you but there is a large one above you that you have to climb left and around stuff to get to.
     
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    Great post. I never knew about these spots growing up on the West side. What would you estimate the drive time from Butcher Jones to cove 3 that you frequent?
     
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    Depending on speed, I lower my tires and fly by people who have full air in their tires causing a bumpier ride. If I were to guess, without stopping at other coves and etc, it probably takes anywhere from 15-20 minutes? Honestly I am winging it though, Once I hit the dirt I lose all concept of time and reality.

    Butcher jones is a great jeep playground with tons of huge hills to climb up and down. There is no rock crawling really in the main areas but tons of hill climbing fun to be had and parking on the water is always great.

    If you plan a trip, let me know and if I am available, I will join in.
     
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    ftfy
     
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    wheeled around Butcher all night last night. Knocked rust off the jeep.
     

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