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East Trail Route

 4.2 (6)

Length


6.1 Miles 9.8 Kilometers


724' 221 m

Ascent

-724' -221 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

2,249' 686 m

High

1,838' 560 m

Low

Shared By Sabrina Allen

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Discover bigtooth Maples, bald cypress trees and sycamore trees along the spring fed Sabinal river.

Sabrina Allen

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Some parts of the trail are great for kids as it provides some pretty cool views for them to admire!

The park is open from 8:30 to 10pm. Check the lost Maples website for further info.

Overview

Enjoy this 3 mile trail that is great for those looking for a quick trek through the beautiful maple trees of the park.

Need to Know

Occasional crossings for this trail occur at the Sabinal river and the rock "walkways" can be covered by a few inches of water especially if it has been raining so be sure to bring extra socks and shoes if you're not one for soggy feet!

Description

As you work your way around this 3 mile trail you'll gradually gain elevation by hiking up rocky slopes. A few slopes are steep, but with good foot positioning you'll be able to reach the top of the mesa somewhat easily. At the top, you'll be greeted by spectacular scenic views and rock faces. Getting to the top of the trail will allow you to look out at all of the beautiful hill country Texas has to offer. Trail signs posted along the way will help you find your way if you need some help.

Flora & Fauna

There are many plants and animals to see in this park from cacti to small fish in the stream beds, birds, lizards, and even the occasional turkey!

History & Background

This trail/area is known for its beautiful coloring of Maple trees during the fall. Hike this trail during the fall season and you'll be greeted with an array of outstanding colors.

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Nov 11, 2017
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