Roam The Heart Of Texas
The Hill Country is one of the prettiest regions of Texas. Hill Country Explorer is your guide to the interesting places that will get you outside and into your own adventure. Find a trail to hike or a site to visit and keep track of them all and share your experience with others.
Though the trail does not feature any dramatic views from the top of a mountain it does have a few nice ones such as this. Note also the information kiosk sign along the trail. [Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail]
Enchanted Rock - Loop Trail -
While most visitors head to the summit, fewer enjoy the trail that circumnavigates Enchanted Rock.
Austin Athletic Club -
The debate is settled about the ultimate fate of the 70-year old Austin Athletic Club building, the first recreation center in Austin. The wrecking ball has declared it to be "game over"!
Hancock Family Cemetery -
The Hancock family's children are buried in what was once the country and is now the center of a growing subdivision in west Austin.
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Antonio and Austin: Includes the Hill Country
Tom Taylor, Johnny Molloy
List Price: $16.95
Our price: $3.88
This practical guide takes readers to the best trails found in the Texas Hill Country, all within easy reach of San Antonio and Austin. Destinations include secluded, low-traffic areas for quiet hikes as well more popular and heavily used paths. The former LBJ Ranch, the Guadalupe River, the Highland Lakes Chain, and the Lost Pines area are a few of the spectacular treks featured.