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The River Trail is a 5-mile long trail system along the Guadalupe River with numerous trailheads. Stop and relax along the way at one of the many sitting areas, read interpretive information about the area, and enjoy the scenery.


This 517-acre beautiful park is great for recreation and camping along the Guadalupe River. Day use facilities include a playground, butterfly garden, sand volleyball, basketball, 7.5 miles of hiking and bike trails, river access, kayak and canoe rentals, fishing, and picnic areas with standing grills throughout. The office is open seven days a week 8 am to 5 pm. Call for reservations (830)257-7300.


Louise Hays Park features an interactive fountain, playground, pavilions and picnic areas, and trailheads to the River Trail system. There are also places to dip in the river or go spend some time fishing. Louise Hays Park is home to a variety of special events, such as National Get Out Door Day, Robert Earl Keen's 4th on the River, and the Kerrville Triathlon.

The Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course is your top option for a round of golf. They feature a full-service facility complete with pro shop, incredible course design, and hospitable staff.


Your connection to Hill Country paddling. They offer rentals from their shop at 1617 Broadway or from the Louise Hays Park or Kerrville Schreiner Park. They also stock kayaks and canoes for sale along with fly fishing supplies, including flies especially suited for area rivers.

The purpose of The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden is to bring hope, peace, joy, and salvation to people while bringing glory and honor to Jesus Christ. The 300’ cross-shaped garden is located near IH10 on top of a 1930’ hill overlooking Kerrville. There are 77 scripture tiles in English, Spanish, and German in the garden along with magnificent bronze sculptures along the path. The centerpiece is the symbolic Empty Cross which stands 77’7” tall. Admission is free and it’s open to the public daily from 6 AM to 12 Midnight.


You may know Lost Maples for its fall color, but it is spectacular year-round. Perfect for day hikes, fishing, bird watching, and camping. Expect to see abundant wildflowers, steep canyon walls, and the scenic Sabinal River.

The abandoned railroad tunnel that gives Old Tunnel its name is home to about 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats from May through October. During those months, visitors can watch the bats emerge from the tunnel nightly, with educational presentations Thursday through Sunday. A great place to stop and eat near the Old Tunnel is Alamo Springs Cafe, an out-of-the-way roadhouse, that’s well known for its juicy burgers.

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