Cross Hill Trail is enjoyable for all ages, as it features a 1 mile trail with minimal elevation.

Cross Hill Trail is one of thirteen interconnected hiking trails in the Castroville Regional Park comprising nearly 4 miles of rolling hills, abundant wildlife, and scenic views. There is a bench about .3 miles in, with a rewarding view of Castroville. Trail users often see deer and javalina, along with wildflowers in the spring. Cross Hill Trail overlooks historic Castroville, Texas, and much of the Medina Valley.

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen)
  • Snack 
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RT Distance 0.26 Miles
Elevation Gain 124 Feet
Activities Cycling, Camping, Fishing, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Dog Friendly

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