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The Best Hiking in Johnson City

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Top hiking spots in and near Johnson City

  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike the Johnson Settlement Trail

    1 mi
    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 business, early Johnson family and settlement history, an...
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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 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 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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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike Madrone, Juniper Ridge, South Loop Equestrian Trail Loop

    4.6 mi / 298 ft gain
    Madrone, Juniper Ridge, South Loop Equestrian Trail Loop is a 4.60 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Johnson City, TX.
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike Madrone Trail To Juniper Ridge Trail Loop

    7.9 mi / 275 ft gain
    Madrone Trail to Juniper Ridge Trail Loop is a 7.9 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Johnson City, TX.
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  • Round Mountain, Texas

    Hike Twin Falls Nature Trail at Pedernales Falls State Park

    0.5 mi / 78 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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  • Round Mountain, Texas

    Hike the Pedernales Falls State Park Loop

    5.5 mi / 101 ft gain
    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. River recreation is in a limited area beginning at the...
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Hike the Hill Country Nature Trail

    0.7 mi / 124 ft gain
    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. 
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Trammell's Crossing And 5.5 Mile Spur Trail Loop

    5.06 mi / 449 ft gain
    Trammell's Crossing and 5.5 Mile Spur Trail Loop is a loop hike that takes you by a river located near Johnson City, TX. There is a daily entrance fee for visitors over 13 years old. 
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Explore Pedernales Falls

    4.8
    0.6 mi / 104 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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  • 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

    Hike Reimer's Ranch Lower And Upper River Trail

    4.2 mi / 196 ft gain
    Reimer's Ranch Lower and Upper River Trail is a 4.2 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Dripping Springs, TX.
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  • Dripping Springs, Texas

    Hike Reimer's Ranch Lower River Trail

    1.9 mi / 144 ft gain
    Reimer's Ranch Lower River Trail is a 1.9 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Dripping Springs, TX.
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  • Dripping Springs, Texas

    Hike Reimers Canyon And River Multi Use Trail

    5.3 mi / 344 ft gain
    Reimers Canyon and River Multi Use Trail is a 5.3 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Dripping Springs, TX.
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