Concan, Texas

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  • Concan, Texas

    Ol' Baldy, Bird, Bridges, Madrone Loop

    5.0
    2.77 mi / 938 ft gain
    Garner State Park is one of the best parks in Texas Hill Country if you are looking for some hiking with elevation. It is incredibly scenic, has plenty of campgrounds, and is also nearby to Lost Maples State Natural Area - a park very well-known for its fall foliage. If you happen to visit Garner...
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  • Concan, Texas

    Crystal Cave via Horseshoe Canyon And Bridges Trail Loop

    1.52 mi / 413 ft gain
    Crystal Cave via Horseshoe Canyon and Bridges Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Concan, TX.
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  • Concan, Texas

    Crystal Cave via Foshee and Old Horse Trail

    5.0
    2.55 mi / 499 ft gain
    Crystal Cave via Foshee and Old Horse Trail is a loop trail that takes you past a cave located near Rio Frio, TX.
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  • Utopia, Texas

    Camp out at Four Sisters Ranch Cabin

    4.0
    If you're looking for a beautiful secluded cabin to camp in the Texas Hill Country make sure to check out Four Sisters Ranch Cabin. Located near Vanderpool and Utopia, this cabin is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. The landowners are gracious hosts that bake banana nut bread for you and d...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail

    7.1 mi / 930 ft gain
    The Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail is 7.1 loop hike that loops around the majority of the park. It is highly trafficked and offers stunning views of the Texas Hill Country landscape. Please be advised that there are several challenging inclines and steep portions of the trail, so hiking shoes and p...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples West Trail Loop

    4.0
    7 mi / 849 ft gain
    The Lost Maples West Trail Loop is a 7 mile loop hike that loops around the west portion of Lost Maples State Park. This trail is mostly shaded and offers gorgeous views and scenic overlooks. There are areas for swimming, if desired. Please be advised that there are steep areas and challenging in...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike Lost Maples Flats

    5.85 mi / 528 ft gain
    Start the route by walking back to picnic ground entrance, crossing Can Creek where it flows into the Sabinal River, then going up Can Creek to the dam and "The Pond", reverse direction at The Pond and backtrack to the picnic ground startpoint. Then continue on to the East Trail trailhead and fol...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Primitive Camp at Lost Maples State Natural Area

    4.0
    2.5 mi / 849 ft gain
    Start at the day use overflow parking lot, there is a picnic area and a paved road will lead you to the trailhead for the  East and West Trail Loops. Continue along, following the signs to the West Trail Loop. You'll come across little river crossings, but much of the trail is rocky with a nice g...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike Lost Maples East And West Canyon

    5.0
    11.3 mi / 1 ft gain
    The Lost Maples East and West Canyon trail is an 11.30 mile out-and-back hike located in Lost Maples State Park, right outside of Vanderpool, Texas. The trail provides scenic overlooks, beautiful maple trees, and an abundance of nature. The trail, along with the park, is most known for its beauti...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the East Trail at Lost Maples

    5.0
    4.52 mi / 561 ft gain
    Lost Maples State Natural Area is the go to place if you want to escape to New England-like Fall scenery in Texas, which is hard to believe for some. Tucked away deep in Hill Country near Vanderpool, TX, Lost Maples has a unique supply of Maple trees thanks to the deepness of the canyons found in...
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  • Bandera, Texas

    West Peak Loop

    4.0
    3.35 mi / 387 ft gain
    West Peak is situated in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area which is located near the popular Lost Maples and Garner state parks. The scenic overlook located on this peak gives an unparalleled view of the Hill Country Valley and definitely worth the hike if you're in the area. Once you...
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  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike the Medina Loop

    5 mi / 1800 ft gain
    The Photos as seen above are from the Medina Loop hike.  I'll preface by saying that this isn't the hike I went to the park for, yet I'm incredibly satisfied with the experience.   The Medina loop had everything you'd want in a hike.  Mixed terrains, wildlife to watch, and glimpses of expansive v...
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  • Medina, Texas

    Canoe or Kayak the Medina River

    1.0
    Start at the river crossing of Patterson Avenue in the town of Medina, Texas. From here, you have several take out options which can be seen in the map pictured above (spots marked by "x"). How far to go is up to you, but a good end point is Peaceful Valley Crossing where there is plenty of publi...
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  • Ingram, Texas

    Swim at Schumacher Crossing

    Schumacher Crossing is located just west of Ingram, Texas, and about 77 miles west of San Antonio. It's an extremely popular swimming hole on the Guadalupe River during the summer season. It has several small waterfalls that flow into a large pond. Parking is easily accessible, however there are ...
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