Top Adventures in Vanderpool

  • Hike the Lost Maples Extra Loop Trail

    Park in the lot off of 187 (see map) to access the trail. Dog-friendly and accessible year round.

    7.2 miles 930 ft gain

  • Hike Lost Maples Flats

    Start the route by walking back to picnic ground entrance, crossing Can Creek where it flows into the Sabinal River, then going up Can Creek to the dam and "The Pond", reverse direction at The Pond and backtrack to the picnic ground startpoint. Th...

    5.85 miles 528 ft gain

  • Hike the East Trail at Lost Maples

    Lost Maples State Natural Area is the go to place if you want to escape to New England-like Fall scenery in Texas, which is hard to believe for some. Tucked away deep in Hill Country near Vanderpool, TX, Lost Maples has a unique supply of Maple tr...

    4.4 miles 561 ft gain

  • Hike Lost Maples East And West Canyon

    Lost Maples East and West Canyon is an 11.30 mile out and back hike that takes you past a river located near Vanderpool, TX.

    11.3 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike the Lost Maples West Trail Loop

    Park in the designated area along Can Creek (see map) to access the trail. Accessible year-round and dog friendly!

    7.1 miles 849 ft gain

  • Primitive Camp at Lost Maples State Natural Area

    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 cross...

    2.5 miles 849 ft gain

  • Camp out at Four Sisters Ranch Cabin

    If you're looking for a beautiful secluded cabin to camp in the Texas Hill Country make sure to check out Four Sisters Ranch Cabin. Located near Vanderpool and Utopia, this cabin is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. The landowners are graci...

  • Hike Crystal Cave Trail Loop

    Crystal Cave via Foshee and Old Horse Trail is a 2.8 mile loop hike that takes you past a cave located near Rio Frio, TX.

    2.8 miles 534 ft gain

  • Hike Crystal Cave Via Horseshoe Canyon And Bridges Trail Loop

    Crystal Cave via Horseshoe Canyon and Bridges Trail Loop is a 1.5 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Concan, TX.

    1.4 miles 403 ft gain

  • Hike Wild Horse Creek And Old Entrance Road Loop

    Wild Horse Creek and Old Entrance Road Loop is a 1.8 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Concan, TX.

    1.8 miles 193 ft gain

  • Hike Old Entrance Road, Old Horse And Foshee Trail Loop

    Old Entrance Road, Old Horse and Foshee Trail Loop is a 2.4 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Concan, TX.

    2.4 miles 495 ft gain

  • Explore Garner State Park

    Garner State Park is one of the best parks in Texas Hill Country if you are looking for some hiking with elevation. It is incredibly scenic, has plenty of campgrounds, and is also nearby to Lost Maples State Natural Area - a park very well-known f...

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