Top Adventures in Gonzales

  • Hike the Ottine Swamp Trail

    The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.Wide gravel partly shaded trail that is well maintained. $3 / person over 12 (or free with a Texas State Par...

    1.2 miles 13 ft gain

  • Hike San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats, And Ottine Swamp Trails

    San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats, and Ottine Swamp Trails is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Gonzales, TX.

    3 miles 55 ft gain

  • Hike San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats And Ottline Swamp Loop

    San Marcos River, Mesquite Flats, and Ottine Swamp Trails is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Gonzales, TX.

    3.1 miles 55 ft gain

  • Swim at Rio Vista Waterfall

    Located about an hour north of San Antonio. The San Marcos River at Rio Vista Park in San Marcos, a short drive off from I-35. There are pretty trees for setting up your hammock or to have have a picnic in the shade. Rio Vista offers a small water...

  • Hike Spring Lake Wetland Walk

    The Spring Lake Wetland Walk is a 0.7 mile loop hike located in The Meadows Center for Water and Environment. It's a great walk with a self-guided tour purposed for learning about the surrounding nature, wildlife, and invasive species. This area i...

    0.7 miles 6 ft gain

  • Hike the Spring Lake Preserve Loop

    The Spring Lake Preserve Trail is a 4.3 mile loop trail located within the The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment in San Marcos, Texas. The hike offers beautiful and scenic lake views. It's perfect for families and those of all ages. The...

    4.31 miles 380 ft gain

  • Hike Tonkawa, Buckeye, Roadrunner Loop

    Tonkawa, Buckeye and Roadrunner Loop is a 3.98 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near San Marcos, TX.

    4 miles 387 ft gain

  • Hike Tonkawa And Blind Salamander Way Loop

    Tonkawa and Blind Salamander Way Loop is a 1.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near San Marcos, TX.

    1.5 miles 127 ft gain

  • Hike Skink Link And Exogyrta Loop

    Skink Link and Exogyrta Loop is a 2.11 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near San Marcos, TX.

    2.1 miles 196 ft gain

  • Hike the Purgatory Creek Natural Area

    Park in the dirt lot off of Hunter Road (see map) to access the trail. Trail is open year round and is dog-friendly. 

    9.07 miles 465 ft gain

  • Hike Dante's, Lower Purgatory Creek And Blue Trail Loop

    Dante's, Lower Purgatory Creek and Blue Trail Loop is a 2.7 mile loop hike located in San Marcos, Texas. Located outside of downtown, it serves as a great nature trail for hiking, biking, and general exercise. It's primarily shaded and is a very m...

    2.7 miles 141 ft gain

  • Hike Lower Purgatory Creek Greenspace To Dante's Trail Loop

    The Lower Purgatory Creek Greenspace to Dante's Trail Loop is a 3.5 mile loop hike located in San Marcos, Texas. The trail is great for hiking, biking and general exercise. It's shaded for the most part. The trail is very rocky and uneven at certa...

    3.5 miles 173 ft gain

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