Explore Pedernales Falls
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Pedernales Falls is located 30 miles West of Austin and only a quarter mile walk from the parking lot. You can head a little further down river if you're looking to take a dip.
Pedernales Falls drops 50 feet in elevation over 3000 feet of titled, layered steps of limestone along the Pedernales River in Blanco County. In order to reach the falls you must enter Pedernales Falls State Park and follow the park road until the very end. There you'll find a parking lot and it's only about a quarter of a mile walk to the falls. If you want to do a bit more exploring of the area, I suggest wearing hiking shoes because it's rocky, slippery, and some places are covered with shrubs. If you're looking to just relax, there is a small beach area where you can set out your towel, bring a cooler, and soak up some rays.
- Walking shoes
Chillin, Photography, Swimming
Spring, Summer, Autumn
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Fun to hike, swim, play. For people who want to explore and see amazing sights. There's a hole/cave on the side of a hill/cliff and you can climb/hike it. It's beautiful and breathtaking at the same time. Will do again sometime.
Great Exploring Close To Austin
This is a spectacular getaway not so far from Austin. Because Texas is often in drought I recommend checking to see if the falls are flowing in advance online or by calling the park. Also be aware of going here when rain is in the area as it is prone to flash flood.
I love this park, I always make a point to visit whenever I'm back home in Texas. It is worth mentioning thought that swimming is strictly prohibited in this section of the park. If you want to swim, move downstream!
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