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Looking for the best chillin in Texas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Texas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top Chillin Spots in and near Texas

  • Austin, Texas

    Stephenson Preserve Loop

    2.17 mi / 243 ft gain
    The Stevenson Preserve Trail is a 1.5 mile loop hike located in South Austin. The outer trail makes a large loop around the entire park, however there are several interconnecting trails within the loop. This trail system is part of the Stephenson Preserve, which is also connected to the Longview ...
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  • Amarillo, Texas

    Explore the Route 66 Historic District of Amarillo

    Just off I-40, this charming area is worth stretching your legs and working the camera lenses. I took Georgia Street a few minutes northward to Sixth Avenue and easily found parking near several welcoming shops. I certainly perused the local fares for merch and memorabilia, as there were so many ...
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  • Austin, Texas

    Hike Main Trail to Meadow Loop to Taylor Creek Loop

    0.6 mi / 55 ft gain
    The Main Trail to Meadow Loop to Taylor Creek Loop is a 0.6 loop hike found within Mayfield Park just west of downtown Austin. The trail is completely shaded and is a relatively easy hike. The trail does descend down stairs in some spots, but nothing too significant. This is a great family trail ...
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  • Austin, Texas

    Hike Valburn South Loop

    1.0
    2.3 mi / 334 ft gain
    The Valburn South Loop is a 2.3 mile loop trail within the Bull Creek Greenbelt in Northwest Austin, Texas. The trail is known for its grand views of the surrounding Hill Country. The trail is shaded for the most part and is pretty rocky, good shoes are highly recommended. The trail is made up of...
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  • San Marcos, Texas

    Hike Limbo, Dante, and Ripheus Loop

    2 mi / 98 ft gain
    The Limbo, Dante, and Ripheus Loop is a 2-mile loop hike in San Marcos, Texas found within the Purgatory Creek Green space. The trail is a filled with nature and is perfect for escaping the business of town. The trail is beautiful during the spring, with an abundance of wildflowers. It is mostly ...
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  • Sulphur Springs, Texas

    Oak Grove Campground

    5.0
    The Oak Grove camping area is a walk in site directly by the lake that includes some waterfront spots. Bathroom/shower is nearby. The 15 campsites are approximately 100 yards from the parking area. Up to 8 guests are allowed per campsite and pets are allowed at this campground. For additional in...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike Restoration Way Trail Loop

    5.1 mi / 511 ft gain
    The Restoration Way Trail Loop is a 5.1 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within  Friedrich Park. The trail is definitely one of the more challenging trails in the park.  Portions of the trail are paved, however this particular loop is not recommended for those that have mobility l...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Yucca And Hillview Nature Trail Loop North

    2.44 mi / 223 ft gain
    The Yucca and Hillview Nature Trail Loop North is a 2.4 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Eisenhower Park.  This is a very family friendly park. There is a playground at the entrance of the trail and an educational area. The park is known for its attraction of wildlife and n...
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  • San Marcos, Texas

    Hike Limbo Loop

    1 mi / 55 ft gain
    The Limbo Loop is a 1-mile loop hike in San Marcos, Texas found within the Purgatory Creek Green space. The trail is a filled with nature and wildlife. The trail is beautiful during the spring, with an abundance of wildflowers. It is mostly shaded, with few inclines. The trail is family and dog-...
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  • Nacogdoches, Texas

    Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

    5.0
    At 8 acres, Ruby M. Mize is the largest azalea garden in Texas. This garden is located within a 50-year old Loblolly Pine forest and is home to 6,500 azaleas, 200 camellias and 180 varieties of Japanese Maple. The garden is in full bloom the end of March - beginning of April.  Address:  2107 Uni...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Yucca And Hillview Nature Trail Loop South

    3.41 mi / 230 ft gain
    Yucca and Hillview Nature Trail Loop South is a 3.4 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Eisenhower Park.  This is a very family friendly park. There is a playground at the entrance of the trail and an educational area. The park is known for its attraction of wildlife and natur...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike Main Loop And Juniper Trail

    4.0
    2.7 mi / 308 ft gain
    Main Loop and Juniper Trail is a 2.7 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Friedrich Park. This park and trail are both highly trafficked and popular for hiking. Portions of the trail are paved, however there are parts that are not and have a dirt/natural path. This trail is pri...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike the Main Loop to Vista Loop to Fern Del Trail

    2.6 mi / 308 ft gain
    The Main Loop to Vista Loop to Fern Del Trail is a 2.4 mile loop trail located in Northwest San Antonio within Friedrich Park. Portions of the trail are paved, however this particular loop is not recommended for those that have mobility limitations because of the more strenuous inclines. This tr...
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