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Great park nice people Bandera Historical Rides is great for horseback riding here don’t go during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wonderful horse ride with Tawni (OUTLAW OUTFITTERS)

We did a four hour trail ride with Tawni at Outlaw Outfitters. It was spectacular. The horses were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Undeveloped state park that offers 36 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, backpacking, and primitive camping.
10600 Bandera Creek Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-3867
+1 830-796-4413
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park nice people Bandera Historical Rides is great for horseback riding here don’t go during hunting season as they close the park for a few days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cityglow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a four hour trail ride with Tawni at Outlaw Outfitters. It was spectacular. The horses were in great shape and Tawni was so personable. The views were breathtaking and the trails well maintained. It was so great, we took another ride the next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Becca C
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Loved driving around hill Country! The only thing is the signs can be hard to navigate as tourists, they don’t really give you a km /mileage countdown like they do in Australia. But the vastness, the deer, the hospitality - all such a highlight of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JacJac82
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Lots of hills. Saw some wildlife too. Great hike! I always like going to this place. Very relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nefertitiakenaten
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The staff is excellent a this park. Very accommodating and love to talk about the history of the park and how it was established. We obtained three campsites together that were circled around a large mowed field. The kids loved flying kites and throwing frisbies...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This is the only place I spotted the longhorn cattle. It was a long drive from Bandera, but I really wanted to see them.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We started in Bandera and worked all the way around. Do not miss going to Fredericksburg and eating at Ottos! What fun! I certainly appreciated all the friendly folks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 927lesliej
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Lovely walks and amazing scenery. Lovely spots for camping along the river. Great wildlife to be seen

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The Natural Area was quiet and peaceful for my hikes, although there were many people and horses visiting the area. The staff at the park was tremendously helpful in providing information about the hiking trails. The wildlife viewing was great with turkeys, deer, numerous birds...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Beautiful, and lots of nice trails. And lots of campsites, drive-up and walk into. Almost hate to advertise--want to keep it unspoiled! Primitive, undeveloped, and secluded. Bring your own water and anything else you'll want or need. Lots of trails for horses and mountain bikes,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Paluxysaurus
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Kayla F
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Tara A | Reviewed this property |
We did hike, but just one trail since a few of the others were closed and I didn't notice any manure. You may want to look at all the trails because the ones that allow horses most likely will have some, but not all allow... More
Alisa C
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Kary90 | Reviewed this property |
Try the number on the Dixie Dude ranch website, they have beautiful horses. "Blue" is my favourite, he's gorgeous.
December 10, 2016|
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