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    • Round Mountain, Texas

      Explore Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

      0.7 mi / 80 ft gain
      Located about 25 miles from downtown Austin, Westcave Preserve is a beautiful and family-friendly day adventure. The trail is out-and-back about .7 miles long. It leads down into a very lush green canyon filled with a variety of plant species and ferns. At the end of the trail is the main feature...
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    • Dripping Springs, Texas

      Sport Climbing at Milton Reimer's Ranch

      5.0
      Milton Reimer's Ranch is a limestone sport-climbing crag in Dripping Springs, Texas near Austin, Texas with hundreds of routes. The park is divided into two main sections--Reimer's and North Shore, each with their own parking lot. Approaches are quite easy and well marked. The original Reimer's a...
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    • Dripping Springs, Texas

      Swim at Hamilton Pool Preserve

      4.1
      0.46 mi / 26 ft gain
      Hamilton Pool Preserve, about a 45 minute drive from Austin, TX, is one of the most beautiful places to spend a hot, Texas afternoon. A short hike from the parking lot through a wooded forest opens up onto a scenic, natural pool. The small beach to one side is usually dotted with sunbathers and p...
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    • Wimberley, Texas

      Cliff Jump at Jacob's Well

      5.0
      Jacob's well is a 12 foot opening that goes 23 feet deep in a riverbed in central Texas and makes for an awesome spot to escape the summer heat. Once you reach the parking lot there are signs that direct you on the very shot walk to the riverbed. The underwater cave is situated below a rock face ...
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    • Wimberley, Texas

      Old Baldy Trail

      0.17 mi / 92 ft gain
      Old Baldy Trail is a 0.2 mile out-and-back trail located between FM 2325 and FM 12 in Wimberley, Texas. The trail leads to the summit of a large hill with an overlook of the town  and its surrounding area. It's a great location for a picnic or to just hang out and definitely worth the effort. Fa...
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    • Round Mountain, Texas

      Twin Falls Nature Trail at Pedernales Falls State Park

      0.51 mi / 75 ft gain
      Twin Falls Nature Trail is a half mile loop trail located within Pedernales Falls State Park between Dripping Springs and Johnson, City, Texas. The trail head is located near the campgrounds and parking can be found near the bathrooms. It is an easy trail with a very slight descent. The trail its...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Wolf Mountain, Juniper Ridge And South Loop Equestrian Trail

      6.6 mi / 374 ft gain
      The Wolf Mountain, Juniper Ridge and South Loop Equestrian Trail is a 6.6 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate, with few incl...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Juniper Spring Via Wolf Mountain And Juniper Ridge

      8.4 mi / 462 ft gain
      Juniper Spring via Wolf Mountain and Juniper Ridge is a 8.4 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. This trail is moderately trafficked. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively ...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike Wolf Mountain And Juniper Ridge Trail Loop

      11.2 mi / 472 ft gain
      Wolf Mountain and Juniper Ridge Trail Loop is a 11.2 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate and well maintained. There is littl...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Hike the Wolf Mountain Trail

      7.4 mi / 416 ft gain
      The Wolf Mountain Trail is a 7.2 mile loop hike within Pedernales Falls State Park, right outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is pretty wide and great for all sorts of exercising and social distancing. The trail is relatively moderate and well maintained. There is little shade but it is st...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Take a Stroll on the Dick Nichols Park Trail

      1.09 mi / 16 ft gain
      The Dick Nichols Park Trail is a 1 mile loop neighborhood park trail located in Southwest Austin. The trail is completely flat and is entirely paved. It circles the park and is equally shaded and exposed. It's very kid-friendly and perfect for walking the dog, biking, trail running, hiking, and e...
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    • Austin, Texas

      Hike the Western Oaks Trail

      1.74 mi / 49 ft gain
      The Western Oaks Trail is a 1.7 mile trail located in the Legend Oaks neighborhood in Southwest Austin, Texas. The trail is looping however there are several interconnecting trails which can shorten or lengthen the duration of the hike. The trail is mostly flat and made of crushed gravel. It is p...
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    • Lakeway, Texas

      Hike Hamilton Greenbelt

      5.1 mi / 374 ft gain
      The Hamilton Greenbelt is a 5.1 mile out-and-back neighborhood hike located in Lakeway, just 15 miles outside of downtown Austin. The trail is located in a neighborhood and is extremely well-maintained. At the entrance of the trail you will find a little garden area with a small waterfall and a s...
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    • Johnson City, Texas

      Pedernales Falls

      4.8
      0.69 mi / 167 ft gain
      Pedernales Falls drops 50 feet in elevation over 3,000 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...
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    • 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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    • Austin, Texas

      Swim and Relax at Common's Ford Ranch

      3.0
      Commons Ford is a lakefront park offering a boathouse that can be reserved, fishing, volleyball net and picnicking. Many people go to the park with the expectation of lounging on the large grassy area for many hours so be sure to pack food, blankets, sunscreen, and tubes if you plan to float in ...
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    Camping and Lodging in Dripping Springs

    Getaway Hill Country
    Wimberley, Texas

    Getaway Hill Country

    From $99 / night

    Potters Creek Park
    Canyon Lake, Texas

    Potters Creek Park

    Cranes Mill Park
    Canyon Lake, Texas

    Cranes Mill Park

    Austin East KOA Holiday
    Austin, Texas

    Austin East KOA Holiday

    Leander / NW Austin  KOA Holiday
    Leander, Texas

    Leander / NW Austin KOA Holiday

    Tejas Park
    Liberty Hill, Texas

    Tejas Park

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Dripping Springs

    Top 20 hikes near Austin, Texas

    Top 20 hikes near Austin, Texas

    Aurora Slaughter

    Erin's Travel Guide to Austin, Texas

    Erin's Travel Guide to Austin, Texas

    Erin Newman-Mitchell

    10 Must-Do Adventures Near Austin, Texas

    10 Must-Do Adventures Near Austin, Texas

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