Texas

Whether you're looking for adventure near a city like Austin, Houston, or Dallas, or headed into the remote and beautiful Big Bend National Park, we've got you covered with Texas sized adventures.

Top Adventures in Texas

  • Swim at Hamilton Pool Preserve

    Hamilton Pool Preserve, about a 45 minute drive from Austin, TX, is one of the most beautiful places to spend a hot, Texas afternoon. A short hike from the parking lot through a wooded forest opens up onto a scenic, natural pool. The small beach t...

  • Swim at Sculpture Falls

    Sculpture Falls is a hidden gem that is part of the 7.9 mile long Barton Creek Greenbelt in Austin. It's considered an urban oasis and is part of the Edwards Aquifer making the water temperatures in the summer about 70 degrees, and is a perfect wa...

    3 miles

  • Hike to Enchanted Rock

    Once inside the park, you can't miss either parking lots that are surrounded by picnic tables and well marked signs pointing towards the trails. There are also some public restrooms and a truck with some snacks. Once geared up, head straight towar...

    5.4 miles 344 ft gain

  • Cliff Jump at Jacob's Well

    Jacob's well is a 12 foot opening that goes 23 feet deep in a riverbed in central Texas and makes for an awesome spot to escape the summer heat. Once you reach the parking lot there are signs that direct you on the very shot walk to the riverbed. ...

  • Explore Pedernales Falls

    Pedernales Falls drops 50 feet in elevation over 3,000 feet of titled, layered steps of limestone along the Pedernales River in Blanco County. In order to reach the falls you must enter Pedernales Falls State Park and follow the park road until th...

    0.6 miles 104 ft gain

  • Hike to Gorman Falls

    Gorman Falls is truly a gem of the Texas Hill Country. This waterfall is situated in Colorado Bend State Park, one of the most diverse state parks in the area, and is what is considered a "living" waterfall. While most waterfalls will get smaller ...

    2.6 miles 344 ft gain

  • Stargaze at Hubbard City Lakes Park

    Hubbard City Lakes Park is located about two miles south of the town center of Hubbard off of Highway 31. If you're heading south on 31 you'll make a right on to Country Road 3360 (and if you're heading north you'll make a left). It will be a dir...

  • Hike Up Mount Bonnell

    The trail up is a combination of manmade and natural stairs that take you up to the top. At the summit, you will find beautiful views of the area, and a pavilion where you can have a picnic lunch.To head back down by a different route, continue on...

    0.31 miles 190 ft gain

  • Hike to Penitentiary Hollow via Red Waterfront Trail

    Lake Mineral Wells is one of the closest state parks in the area located less than an hour and a half from Dallas and only 45 minutes from Fort Worth. It sits in the heart of cattle country and offers several outdoor adventures.The trail starts fr...

    1.5 miles

  • Relax at McKinney Falls

    McKinney Falls is separated into the Upper and Lower Falls along Onion Creek just 15 miles outside of Austin. The pin I dropped on the map gets you to the parking lot at the Upper Falls. From there it is a very short walk past the Smith Visitor Ce...

  • Camp at Inks Lake's Pecan Flats

    Inks Lake is located northwest of Austin and is home to about 200 campsites. For a more unique experience and to be set away from the parks many visitors, choose the Pecan Flats Trail Primitive Camp which is about a mile hike from the Pecan Flats ...

    2 miles

  • Swim in Barton Springs Pool

    Barton Springs Pool is a historical staple in the city of Austin. Located within Zilker Park, the location is easy to find and even has easy accessible parking. Now with that being said, it is recommended to arrive somewhat early in the day if you...

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