Gillespie County is one of the largest peach-producing counties in Texas with some 600 acres of trees. Roadside peach stands line many of the roads leading into Fredericksburg, with a major concentration along Highway 290 between Fredericksburg and Stonewall and along Highway 87 South.

The peach season runs from mid-May through mid-August. The Hill Country Fruit Council produces a listing of its members in a brochure entitled Fredericksburg-Stonewall Peaches, which available at the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center or at: www.texaspeaches.com.