Hill Country Parks
Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country are home to a number of parks. From a kid friendly playground at Marktplatz, to golfing at Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course, to hiking at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, the Texas Hill Country has something to offer outdoor lovers of every skill level.
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
This 340-acre park features wooded picnic and recreation areas. The Lady Bird Johnson Park has numerous pavilions, playgrounds, tennis courts, a pool, fishing, a nature trail, RV spaces, tent sites and rally hall.
Texas Hwy. 16 S., 3 miles
Hours: 7AM to 10PM Daily.
No admission fee.
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
18-hole, par 71, 6,686-yard championship golf course. Open six days a week. Course also has pro shop, grill, and meeting/tournament room.
341 Golfer’s Loop,
Hwy. 16 S., 3 miles
Open Tuesday through Sunday 7AM to 6PM; closed Monday.
Book tee times online at www.golffredericksburg.com.
Live Oak Wilderness Trail
The 10 plus acres of natural landscape can be enjoyed from a one-mile walking trail along Live Oak Creek. A new handicap accessibility trail is about 500 feet in length connecting the bird feeding area and the butterfly habitat, and then continues along the Vista Loop Trail. The diversity of habitats includes lake, riparian woodland, post-oak savanna, and short grass meadows. A trail guide is available at the park office. No admission fee.
Lady Bird Johnson Park
Hwy. 16 S.
100 block of W. Main St. behind City Hall
A great place for young kids to burn off some energy. Playground has numerous climbing, balancing and swinging apparatus. No admission fee.
Blanco State Park
Located in Blanco County, off U.S. 281 on the south side of Blanco, at the Blanco River bridge. Park camping, RVs, shelters, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hiking, store. (830) 833-4333
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Located in Gillespie & Llano Counties, 18 miles north of Fredericksburg on R.R. 965, or south from Llano on Texas 16 for 14 miles, then west on R.R. 965 for eight miles. Park camping, picnicking, 8.4 miles of hiking trails, nature trail, interpretive exhibits, rock climbing, watchable wildlife, store. (830) 685-3636
Guadalupe River/Honey Creek
Park camping, RVs, picnicking, 3 miles of hiking trails, fishing, swimming, watchable wildlife, store.
Located in Comal & Kendall Counties.
Hill Country State Natural Area
Park primitive camping, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, watchable wildlife, store.
Located in Bandera & Medina Counties, 11 miles southwest of Bandera. From Bandera take Texas 173 one mile south to F.M. 1077 (Dixie Dude Rd), then west 10 miles until pavement ends. Continue on gravel road to park entrance.
Park camping, RVs, shelters, picnicking, 7.5 miles of hiking trails, boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming, golf, watchable wildlife, facilities for handicapped, store.
Located in Burnet County, 9 miles west of Burnet off Texas 29, on Park Road 4.
Park camping, RVs (water & elec.), picnicking, 10 miles of hiking & nature trails, historical site/structure, watchable wildlife, fishing, swimming, interpretive exhibits/museum, store.
Located in Bandera County, five miles north of Vanderpool on Ranch Road 187.
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
Park historical site/structure, picnicking, fishing, swimming, nature/historical trail, interpretive exhibits/museum, watchable wildlife, store.
Located in Gillespie County on Hwy. 290, between Johnson City and Fredericksburg.
Park camping, RVs, picnicking, fishing, swimming, 8 miles of developed hiking trails (additional primitive trail system), mountain biking, horseback riding, nature trail, watchable wildlife, store.
Located in Blanco County, nine miles east of Johnson City on F.M. 2766.
South Llano River
Park camping, RVs, picnicking, fishing, swimming, 23 miles of hiking trails, mountain biking, nature trail, watchable wildlife, historical site/structure, store.
Located in Kimble County, five miles south of Junction, off U.S. 377 on Park Road 73.