Hike the Homestead Trail

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Distance

3.1 miles

Elevation Gain

157 ft

Route Type

Loop

Added by Erin Newman-Mitchell

An intermediate loop hike that features a beautiful waterfall within McKinney Falls State Park

The Homestead Loop hike is a 3.1 mile loop featuring the Lower Falls of McKinney Falls State Park. The hike is pretty intermediate and is mostly shaded. There are not many inclines. It is both dog- and kid-friendly. The trail does cross small streams, so be weary to bring water shoes/sandals. 

This is a great trail for nature spotting and for a nice hike. This hike is not handicap accessible.

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Fitness
Chillin
Fishing
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

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