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2,726 mi 4,387 km of trail 84 Recommended Routes

Gems 26 Gems Easy Trails 759 Trails Intermediate Trails 589 Trails Hard Trails 75 Trails
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Gems in Texas - 26

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gem Favorite Santa Elena Canyon Trail

Santa Elena Canyon Overlook

(49) Lajitas, TX
gem Favorite Bask in the views from this overlook along the Oak Springs Trail.

The Window

(33) Big Ben…, TX
gem Favorite Balanced Rock is one of the top sunrise hikes! With views to the east the mountains of Sierra del Carmen light up a spectacular purple. Contrasted with the light, bouldered desert landscape it is a sight to behold.

Balanced Rock

(27) Big Ben…, TX
gem Favorite Guadalupe Peak

Guadalupe Peak Summit (Signal Peak)

(21) Pine Sp…, TX
gem Favorite South Rim

South Rim Viewpoint

(18) Big Ben…, TX
gem Favorite Sunset on top of NW Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock

(20) Frederi…, TX
gem Favorite Ernst Tinaja

Ernst Tinaja

(16) Big Ben…, TX
gem Favorite Hamilton Pool

Hamilton Pool

(8) The Hills, TX

Recommended Routes in Texas - 83

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Favorite Lost Mine Trail looking south down Pine Canyon
Intermediate

Lost Mine Trail

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,057' Up 322.3 m Up 1,057' Down 322.18 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Overlook at "The Window" in Big Bend National Park
Intermediate

Window Trail

5.6 mi 9.1 km 914' Up 278.58 m Up 914' Down 278.67 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite South Rim overlook, Big Bend Nat'l Park
Difficult

Chisos Mountain Loop

16.6 mi 26.8 km 3,323' Up 1012.97 m Up 3,324' Down 1013.27 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Nature's stair stepper. It does not disappoint!
Intermediate/Difficult

River Place Nature Trail

5.6 mi 8.9 km 620' Up 189.12 m Up 620' Down 189.11 m Down

Barton…, TX
Favorite Santa Elena Canyon Trail
Intermediate

Santa Elena Canyon Trail

1.0 mi 1.5 km 167' Up 50.94 m Up 167' Down 50.96 m Down

Lajitas, TX
Favorite The pristine Boot Canyon stands with Sierra del Carmen in the background.
Difficult

Outer Mountain Loop

31.5 mi 50.7 km 6,589' Up 2008.31 m Up 6,589' Down 2008.25 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Clouds cleared somewhat for a View of the Window.
Difficult

Emory Peak

9.3 mi 14.9 km 2,415' Up 736.17 m Up 2,416' Down 736.27 m Down

Big Ben…, TX
Favorite Balanced Rock is one of the top sunrise hikes! With views to the east the mountains of Sierra del Carmen light up a spectacular purple. Contrasted with the light, bouldered desert landscape it is a sight to behold.
Intermediate

Balanced Rock

2.0 mi 3.1 km 236' Up 71.83 m Up 235' Down 71.78 m Down

Big Ben…, TX

Trails in Texas - 1339

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4.2 mi 6.7 km #1Guadalupe Peak Trail
Difficult
Pine Springs, TX
Difficult
Pine Springs, TX 80 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Devil's Hall Trail
Intermediate
Pine Springs, TX
Intermediate
Pine Springs, TX 36 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredericksburg, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredericksburg, TX 18 
26.4 mi 42.5 km #4Goodwater Loop Trail
Intermediate
Serenada, TX
Intermediate
Serenada, TX 25 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #5Hillview Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Shavano Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Shavano Park, TX 18 
10.1 mi 16.2 km #6Juniper Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johnson City, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Johnson City, TX
0.3 mi 0.5 km #7Trophy Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeway, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeway, TX
1.4 mi 2.3 km #8Gorman Falls Trail
Intermediate
Lampasas, TX
Intermediate
Lampasas, TX 18 
6.4 mi 10.3 km #9Great Escape Trail
Easy
Spicewood, TX
Easy
Spicewood, TX
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Lower Straw House Trail
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate
Big Bend National Park, TX
1.3 mi 2.2 km #11Texas Sunset
Intermediate/Difficult
Duncanville, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Duncanville, TX
0.6 mi 0.9 km #12Rim Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Stone Oak North Loop
Easy
Hollywood Park, TX
Easy
Hollywood Park, TX
1.0 mi 1.6 km #14Canyon Trail
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
Intermediate
The Hills, TX
2.2 mi 3.5 km #15D Loop Trail
Difficult
Lindale, TX
Difficult
Lindale, TX
2.1 mi 3.4 km #16Southwest Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Bend National Park, TX
1.4 mi 2.3 km #17Fox Run Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Redland, TX
Intermediate/Difficult
Redland, TX
0.3 mi 0.6 km #18Goodnight Peak Scenic Loop
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
Intermediate
Canyon, TX
2.8 mi 4.5 km #19Playa Drain Trail
Easy
Fort Bliss, TX
Easy
Fort Bliss, TX
1.7 mi 2.8 km #20Cibolo Creek Trail
Easy
Boerne, TX
Easy
Boerne, TX

Photos of Texas - 2058

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South Rim overlook, Big Bend Nat'l Park
Sep 29, 2015 near Big Ben…, TX
This gem of a rock formation lies just past the large tinaja.
Feb 17, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX
Ernst Tinaja
Sep 29, 2015 near Big Ben…, TX
Lost Mine Trail looking south down Pine Canyon
Nov 21, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Apr 1, 2020 near Pine Sp…, TX
Sunrise cloud inversion, Guadalupe Mountains National Park.
Apr 1, 2020 near Pine Sp…, TX
The Crown Mountain Fire burns below the Northeast Rim Trail.
May 24, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX
Bask in the views from this overlook along the Oak Springs Trail.
Mar 7, 2017 near Big Ben…, TX