Situated about one mile across the road from Panther Junction’s Park Headquarters, Lone Mountain is a lonely thing. And it’s not really, “a mountain,” either. According to my 1980s Topo map, reflecting Contour Intervals of 80 feet, Lone Mountain is around 400 to 480 feet high. About 3 and 4 miles further north is Hannold Hill (visible just to the right in the photograph above). Further North—and outside Big Bend National Park—is Choate Mountain (the rise faintly visible in the distance).
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