40 miles of trails through "rugged canyons, scenic plateaus, and tranquil creek bottoms.
Hill Country State Natural Area Walk
Year Round Walk
SN: 123092 - 2023 / Y2144
From Sun, Jan 1st, 2023 to Dec 31st, 2023
Start box available: Daily 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
The address/location for the Physical Start Box (PSB) is as follows:
Hill Country State Natural Area Park Headquarters
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: Bandera County
Five walks of between 5km to 20km make use of the 40 miles of trails in HCNA.
Rating: 1A, Distance: 5(2C), 6(2C), 8(2C), 13(2C), 16(5C), 20(5C)km
To check trail closures (weather, hunting, conservation efforts), call (830) 796-4413 or check the HCNA Facebook page. This is a primitive area, so prepare accordingly -- bring anything you will need (e.g., water, food). There is a $6/person entrance fee (and the $3 walk fee) unless you have a Texas State Park Pass. There is a level 5km alternate route (gravel service road) for those who do not wish to attempt the more challenging routes.
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
Driving to the start box
10600 Bandera Creek. HCNA is located 12 miles southwest of Bandera on FM 1077. Driving south from Bandera on Main Street (TX-173/RR-689), turn right on FM 1077 and drive 10.5 miles. Start Box is under the bench on the front porch.
Maps phrase and directions link
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Volkssportverein Friedrichsburg (AVA-0001)
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