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You'll find hundreds of hikes listed in our hiking database that cover thousands of miles all over the state. You can use Texas Hiking to record your trail adventures to track where you've hiked and how far you've gone, even map them.


On the way down
Descending down the hill and heading back to the trailhead. [Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Doeskin Ranch]

Lockhart State Park
Small by state park standards, Lockhart still manages to provide a few enjoyable miles of trails picking their way around the park's signature golf course. Ants might not enjoy the trail as much as humans.

4-C Hiking Trail
Not difficult; not crowded; very enjoyable - there is a great little BBQ place in Ratcliff. Easy three days/two nights; possible two days; one night (if you are young and foolish).

Pedernales Falls - 4-Mile Loop
Wade across a creek to hike this trail that most visitors to Pedernales Falls never bother with.

Guadalupe River State Park
Many people overlook the trail in this park and hang out at the river. That's just fine with us.

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