Spicewood, Texas

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Spicewood

  • 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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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Camp at Pace Bend Park

    4.4
    Pace Bend is a favorite camping and day use destination near Austin, Texas. The park is approximately 45 minutes West of Austin located off of Hwy 71 and offers visitors a wide range of recreational activities. There is an entrance fee of $10 per vehicle for Day Use only and $15 per vehicle for p...
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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Climb at Pace Bend Park

    The "must have" campsite is along Marshall Cove in Pace Bend Park. From the park's entrance head straight along the road and take the 3rd left onto the Marshall Cove turnout. The sites are not numbered, but locating the site is pretty easy--it's on the left-hand side of the the road along the edg...
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  • Spicewood, Texas

    Hike through Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

    5.0
    5.4 mi / 365 ft gain
    Spend all day wandering the endless fields of bluebonnets above the banks of the Colorado River in this hill country oasis. MuleshoeBend Recreation Area is just 50 minutes outside of Austin in Spicewood, TX. It has 540 acres of trails, camping, and picnic tables. The highlight of this park is the...
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  • Lakeway, Texas

    Hike Hamilton Greenbelt

    5.1 mi / 374 ft gain
    The Hamilton Greenbelt is a 5.1 mile out-and-back neighborhood hike located in Lakeway, just 15 miles outside of downtown Austin. The trail is located in a neighborhood and is extremely well-maintained. At the entrance of the trail you will find a little garden area with a small waterfall and a s...
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  • Johnson City, Texas

    Pedernales Falls

    4.8
    0.69 mi / 167 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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  • Leander, Texas

    Hike the Vista Knoll Loop

    2.0
    0.89 mi / 223 ft gain
    The Vista Knoll Loop is a .9 mile hike, accessible year round. Dogs are not allowed on this trail. The trail offers great views of Lake Travis, with good wildlife viewing opportunities. 
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  • Round Mountain, Texas

    Twin Falls Nature Trail at Pedernales Falls State Park

    0.51 mi / 75 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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  • Leander, Texas

    Hike the Cactus Rocks Trail

    2.0
    1.01 mi / 177 ft gain
    The Cactus Rocks Trail is located in Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge near Leander, Texas. The trail is a 1 mile loop perfect for kids, hikers, trail runners, and birding expeditions (watch for the golden-cheeked warbler, an endangered species). You will see a variety of naturally oc...
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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 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 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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  • Marble Falls, Texas

    Camp at Shaffer Bend Recreation Area

    6 mi / 80 ft gain
    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 through Shaffer Bend's 523 acre lot, and lead you direct...
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  • Austin, United States

    Riverplace Nature Trail

    4.4
    5.41 mi / 768 ft gain
    This is a great trail to get some exercise close to downtown Austin, Texas. The trail at Natural Preserve at River Place is well maintained and has stairs and plenty of elevation gain to make your legs a little wobbly by the time you get back to your car. The trail is a 5.5-mile out-and-back hike...
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  • Austin, Texas

    Hike the Little Fern Trail

    0.5 mi / 140 ft gain
    The Little Fern Trail is a 1.9 mile out-and-back hike that is a part of the River Place Nature Trail. It is perfect for hiking, walking, running, and biking. The trail is open for use year-round and is easy to follow, with lots of small, side waterfalls and lush greenery scattered along. The tree...
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