Very scenic near the cave and river.

Buzzards Stand Guard
User: BANDA - 12/15/2005

Location: Milton Reimers Ranch

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 3stars  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 4.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: I spent a few hours at this new county park the other day and found it very enjoyable. There is some very pretty scenery in the small canyon where the rock climbing takes place, as well as along the Pedernales River. There are many miles of trails that are open for hiking, but hikers may find them a little frustrating because they were designed by mountain bikers, and therefore definitely do not go in a straight line! Some of my favorite areas so far include the Grotto: 30 21.782 98 07.418, the Bluff: 30 21.781 98 07.516, and the Beach: 30 22.082 98 07.870. Also, if you go to the bluff and then walk North about 100 yards, look to the South and in the distance your can see the set for the movie "The Alamo". (Take binoculars.) It will undoubtedly be more crowded on the weekends, but when I was there on a Thursday, I saw perhaps a half-dozen people in the climbing area near the cave, and no-one on the hike/bike trails. It's also a good place for bird-watching.

Log Photos
Buzzards Stand Guard
Looking down from the bluff.
River close-up.
Entrance to canyon.
Creek in the canyon.
Fall color.
Alamo set.
Alamo set #2
Alamo set #3
Grotto #1
Grotto #2
Grotto #3
Beautiful Canyon
Area around Milton Reimers Ranch
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