Moss Lake via Echo Canyon Trail is a 3.1 mile trail located near Llano, Texas. The trail is scenic and ends at a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from January until January.

The trail is a loop which goes past a lake! Bring a lunch, hang out, and swim for a while. There are bathrooms along the trail. 

The park is 18 miles north of Fredericksburg on Ranch Road 965, or from Llano, take State Highway 16 for 14 miles south and then go west on Ranch Road 965.

Photos: Ed Uthman

Pack List

  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Snack / bag lunch
  • Swim suit
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 3.1 Miles
Elevation Gain 262 Feet
Activities Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Once inside the park, you can't miss either parking lots that are surrounded by picnic tables and well marked signs pointing towards the trails.

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