This Is the Texas Hill Country Hiking You Need to Experience

Visit us in Wimberley to explore Texas Hill Country hiking for those of all skill levels. Whether you want to meander down a trail, enjoy the unique sights, or get in some cardio, we have a trail that’s perfect for you. Scroll through this online map of trails to find which is the perfect hike for you. And, if you want to know what else there is to do in the Texas Hill country, make sure you use our complimentary Hill Country Itinerary to guide you throughout your trip. Your adventure in Wimberley is waiting!

The Best Places for Texas Hill Country Hiking


Cypress Creek Nature Preserve

Distance from Hotel Flora and Fauna: 2-minutes

Hike Intensity: Low-impact

Trail Features: The Cypress Creek Nature Trail is a very flat path that runs parallel to Cypress Creek. Make sure you bring your bathing suit if you want to take a dip! Continue your relaxing outing at one of the nearby local restaurants just a 5-minute walk away.

Patsy Glenn Refuge

Distance from Hotel Flora and Fauna: 2-Minutes

Hike Intensity: Low-impact

Special Trail Features: Patsy Glenn Refuge serves as a bird Sanctuary, so keep an eye out for some sitings! You’ll also enjoy passing by a butterfly garden and using the viewing platform.

Blue Hole Regional Park

Distance from Hotel Flora and Fauna: 3-Minutes

Hike Intensity: Low-impact

Special Trail Features: This trail leads directly to one of the best swimming holes in the Hill Country! After spending awhile exploring the 4.5-mile trail, you’ll want to take a dip.

Old Baldy

Distance from Hotel Flora and Fauna: 8-Minutes

Hike Intensity: Difficult

Special Trail Features: The hike to the top of Old Baldy, also known as Lookout Mountain,  requires a trek up 200 steps. However, when you reach the peak, you gain a 360-degree view of Wimberley! It requires a bit more effort, but it’s a view well worth the extra exercise.

Jacob’s Well Natural Area

Distance from Hotel Flora and Fauna: 9-Minutes

Hike Intensity: Intermediate

Special Trail Features: Make sure you wear protective shoes to traverse over the hilly, rocky terrain of this trail. However, when you reach the end of the trail, you’ll arrive at Jacob’s Well, a swimming hole known to be Texas’s second longest submerged cave.

Begin Your Adventure at Hotel Flora and Fauna

Hotel Flora and Fauna is the best place to stay near the best destination for Texas Hill Country hiking. What’s even better, though, after a long day out in the sun, return back to the hotel and take a dip in our serene pool. Then, make your way to your room to unwind on the plush couch, relax while watching TV on the flatscreen, and rest up in your king-size bed covered in soft sheets. Select your hike, book your stay, and start your adventure here in the Texas Hill Country.