Serenity now! Witness the beauty of the park’s namesake, experience some seriously historic geologic formations, and enjoy the solitude. For the rock geeks, Pedernales Falls is a 50 ft waterfall cascading down 300 million year old limestone formations, created by Cretaceous seas that deposited what is seen there today, including marine fossils. For […]
Welcome to Hill Country! Located on the Edward’s Plateau in Central Texas, Garner State Park attracts visitors from all over to it’s steep canyons and rolling hills. Its star attraction – the aptly named Frio River – is a refreshingly cool spring-fed body of water perfect for escaping that hot Texas weather!
Come and cool off in 4 miles of riverside estate primo for swimming, camping and enjoying time with the family. Located just 30 miles from San Antonio and only 1.5 hours south of Austin, Guadalupe River State Park tends to be geared more towards folks with young children, although people of all ages […]
Over 2,000 acres of pristine land awaits you at Reimers Ranch Park. Located just under an hour from Austin, Reimers Ranch Park is in beautiful Travis County along the Perdanales River and the Pogue Springs Preserve/Hogge Reserve. It boasts of lush green wilderness, sandy riverbanks and towering rocky peaks – with minimal crowds.
In Texas there tends to be two seasons – Warm Summer and Scalding Summer. For a change of scenery, come out to Lost Maples State Nature Area, and experience the most spectacular display of Fall in the state. In its full color blasted leaf changing glory – oranges, yellows, reds – it’s an […]
Looking for a relaxing float or paddle down the Guadalupe River? Come visit Bergheim Campground and River Outfitter. Located on the Upper Guadalupe, this campground is a bit off the beaten path, making for a more peaceful experience. This section of the river is also known as Sultenfuss Crossing, and many locals come down […]
Legendary swimming hole and grotto. The grotto, or cavern, of Hamilton Pool Preserve was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed, creating a 50ft waterfall into a pool below. Today the area is endangered species protected, due to re-growth of lush vegetation and wildlife that was once trampled by cattle. However, a limited […]
One of the largest campgrounds on Guadalupe River, and a hot spot for river tubing and rafting! Camp Huaco Springs is the place for people looking not for a secluded nature area, but instead for a fun day on the river with others who are floating, laughing, and partying as well.
Explore one of the world’s oldest rock formations – Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Located near Fredericksburg in the Central Texas Hill Country, the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is named after the estimated 1 billion year old batholith, igneous above ground rock from a volcano magma chamber that never erupted. The Tonkawa […]
For water lovers, choose from over 30 springs to swim, relax and cool off in to beat the Texas heat. Located just 30 minutes from Austin in Spicewood, the Krause family owns 115 acres of land on the National Registry of Historical Sites, and they have been welcoming guests and campers for over […]
Come jump the cliffs at Devil’s Waterhole! Inks Lake State Park is one of the smaller lakes that make up the Seven Lake Highland Chain, created by the dams built by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Located in Burnet, TX, Inks Lake State Park is fairly developed, and entices those looking for a comfortable […]