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The Best Backpacking in Kerrville

Looking for the best backpacking in Kerrville? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kerrville. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Kerrville

  • Bandera, Texas

    Hike the Medina Loop

    5 mi / 1800 ft gain
    The Photos as seen above are from the Medina Loop hike.  I'll preface by saying that this isn't the hike I went to the park for, yet I'm incredibly satisfied with the experience.   The Medina loop had everything you'd want in a hike.  Mixed terrains, wildlife to watch, and glimpses of expansive v...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike Lost Maples East And West Canyon

    5.0
    11.3 mi / 1 ft gain
    The Lost Maples East and West Canyon trail is an 11.30 mile out-and-back hike located in Lost Maples State Park, right outside of Vanderpool, Texas. The trail provides scenic overlooks, beautiful maple trees, and an abundance of nature. The trail, along with the park, is most known for its beauti...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples West Trail Loop

    4.0
    7 mi / 849 ft gain
    The Lost Maples West Trail Loop is a 7 mile loop hike that loops around the west portion of Lost Maples State Park. This trail is mostly shaded and offers gorgeous views and scenic overlooks. There are areas for swimming, if desired. Please be advised that there are steep areas and challenging in...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Hike the Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail

    7.1 mi / 930 ft gain
    The Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail is 7.1 loop hike that loops around the majority of the park. It is highly trafficked and offers stunning views of the Texas Hill Country landscape. Please be advised that there are several challenging inclines and steep portions of the trail, so hiking shoes and p...
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  • Vanderpool, Texas

    Primitive Camp at Lost Maples State Natural Area

    4.0
    2.5 mi / 849 ft gain
    Start at the day use overflow parking lot, there is a picnic area and a paved road will lead you to the trailhead for the  East and West Trail Loops. Continue along, following the signs to the West Trail Loop. You'll come across little river crossings, but much of the trail is rocky with a nice g...
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  • Boerne, Texas

    Paddle Guadalupe River at Berghiem

    5.0
    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 paddle to Edge Falls road is a great afternoon adventu...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike Restoration Way Trail Loop

    5.1 mi / 511 ft gain
    The Restoration Way Trail Loop is a 5.1 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within  Friedrich Park. The trail is definitely one of the more challenging trails in the park.  Portions of the trail are paved, however this particular loop is not recommended for those that have mobility l...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike Yucca And Hillview Nature Trail Loop North

    2.5 mi / 288 ft gain
    The Yucca and Hillview Nature Trail Loop North is a 2.5 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Eisenhower Park.  This is a very family friendly park. There is a playground at the entrance of the trail and an educational area. The park is known for its attraction of wildlife and n...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike the Hillview Nature Trail

    2.9 mi / 285 ft gain
    The Hillview Nature Trail is a 2.9 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Eisenhower Park. This trail is extremely heavily trafficked. This is a very family friendly park. There is a playground at the entrance of the trail and an educational area. The park is known for its attrac...
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  • San Antonio, Texas

    Hike Yucca And Hillview Nature Trail Loop South

    3.3 mi / 282 ft gain
    Yucca and Hillview Nature Trail Loop South is a 3.3 mile loop hike located in Northwest San Antonio within Eisenhower Park.  This is a very family friendly park. There is a playground at the entrance of the trail and an educational area. The park is known for its attraction of wildlife and natur...
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