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]
Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail -
An Austin-area parcel set aside to protect water quality serves double duty as a hiking and biking venue.
O'Henry House -
O'Henry's house is no Rolling Stone, but it has gotten around quite a bit.
Fairland Cemetery -
The small community of Fairland may be overtaken by Marble Falls at some point. But its cemetery will endure and do so in fine shape.
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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: $3.58
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.