Top Adventures in Johnson City

  • 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

  • Hike the Wolf Mountain Trail

    This hike is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners. The park also allows camping and fishing. Dogs are allowed in Pedernales Falls State Park but must be kept on leash. Watch for wildlife and unique birds! If you want to see water v...

    7.4 miles 416 ft gain

  • Hike the Pedernales Falls State Park Loop

    The trail is available for use year round, and dogs are welcome on the trail if kept on leash. Activities at Pedernales Falls State Park include camping, hiking, swimming, tubing, mountain biking, fishing, bird watching, and horseback riding. Rive...

    5.5 miles 101 ft gain

  • Hike the Hill Country Nature Trail

    The trail is just outside of Johnson City, Texas. The trail is in Pedernales Falls State Park. The stone steps down to the waterfall are slightly steep. 

    0.7 miles 124 ft gain

  • Explore Pedernales Falls

    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 th...

    0.6 miles 104 ft gain

  • Sport Climbing at Milton Reimer's Ranch

    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 q...

  • Swim at Hamilton Pool Preserve

    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 t...

  • Hike Reimer's Ranch Trail

    Reimer's Ranch Trail is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, and dog walkers. This is also a great location for rock climbing. This trail is conveniently located near Hamilton Pool. Approximate milage can be fine-tuned upon arrival given the desires...

    13.2 miles 839 ft gain

  • 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! 

  • Hike the St. Edwards Park Creek Trail

    This trail is just outside of Austin, TX. The St. Edwards Park Creek Trail allows dogs on leash, and is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. This trail is accessible year round, but is great for wildflower viewing in the ...

    2 miles 0 ft gain

  • Explore Krause Springs

    Spend the day swimming and exploring or stay the night and see everything this privately owned park has to offer! From the spring fed concrete pool, to natural spring fed swimming hole, waterfall, butterfly gardens and more! Bring your tent or eve...

  • Camp at Shaffer Bend Recreation Area

    After turning off Highway 1431 you'll drive through a little quiet and narrow one road neighborhood to arrive at the entrance to Shaffer Bend Recreation Area. From there you will drive down a dirt road which will take you almost all the way throug...

    6 miles 80 ft gain

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