Top Adventures in Fredericksburg

  • Scenic Drive: Willow City Trail

    This drive is good for all skill levels and ages, and provides opportunities for birding, photography, and wildlife viewing. Willow City Trail is near Willow City, Texas. Go when the bluebonnets are blooming! 

  • Primitive Camp at Moss Lake

    Enchanted Rock is one of the most popular destinations in Texas, but if you want to enhance your experience at this treasured site, I suggested primitive camping at Moss Lake. The majority of the campsites are drive-up or walk-in and become overcr...

    3.3 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike to Enchanted Rock

    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. There are also some public restrooms and a truck with some snacks. Once geared up, head straight towar...

    5.4 miles 344 ft gain

  • Hike to Turkey Peak

    There isn't an official trail to Turkey Peak, but it is one of the best views in the park. This is no easy climb, so be prepared to be sweating!From the parking lot head towards the Gazebo. From there begins the Summit Trail that leads to the top ...

    1 miles 1600 ft gain

  • Hike to Moss Lake via Echo Canyon Trail

    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 sout...

    3.1 miles 262 ft gain

  • Hike the Flat Rock Ranch Trail

    To access the trail, park off of Flat Rock Creek Road (see map). Trail is accessible from January to October. You can make it a partial out-and-back if you're not up for the whole 27 mile loop. 

    25.8 miles 2135 ft gain

  • Camp & Mountain Bike at Flat Rock Ranch

    About 45 miles northwest of San Antonio is Flat Rock Ranch. The ranch has 1300 rugged acres that have been in the same family for over 100 years. They raise Black Angus cattle and Angora goats, in addition to building a 27 mile, single track trail...

  • Paddle the Guadalupe River at Sisterdale

    Take the short drive up to the friendly little town of Sisterdale to find the General Store. Here you can safely leave your vehicle, rent kayaks and arrange shuttles for your trip of choice. There are plenty of different stretches of river to fit ...

  • Hike the Kerrville - Schreiner Park Trail

    The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, and mountain biking.Directions from Kerrville, TX: Travel 3 miles southeast of Kerrville on State Highway 16 to State Highway 173 for 3 miles. The park headquarters bui...

    3.08 miles 203 ft gain

  • Hike the Johnson Settlement Trail

    Lyndon Johnson's grandfather and great-uncle established a cattle droving headquarters in the 1860s. Their log cabin and subsequent barns, cooler house, and windmill still stand. There is also a modern exhibit center focusing on the cattle busines...

    1 miles

  • Paddle Guadalupe River at Berghiem

    Drive up to Bergheim Campgrounds located at 103 White Water Rd Boerne, TX 78006 for a safe place to park your vehicles. From Here you can rent kayaks, canoes or bring your own and can even arrange a drop-off or pick-up shuttle.A short 3-mile padd...

  • Enjoy a Scenic Drive from Llano to Fredericksburg

    The trail is 38 miles long and is moderately trafficked. The trail is predominately used for scenic driving, and is accessible year-round. Enchanted Rock is definitely the highlight of this route! Photos: Greg Carley

    38.7 miles 2844 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

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      Fredericksburg, Texas KOA

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