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Willow City Loop

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
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Glorious Willow City Loop

The Willow City Loop is a few miles north of Fredericksburg, TX. The road meanders through the Hill Country, through private ranch land. The pace is slow and otherworldly as one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jwhendric
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Willow City Loop is a few miles north of Fredericksburg, TX. The road meanders through the Hill Country, through private ranch land. The pace is slow and otherworldly as one drives through meandering cattle surrounded by woods, wildflowers, mountains past rocky streams. Views open over a valley. This place is glorious. I've traveled the world, but this is the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Willow City Loop is a few miles north of Fredericksburg, TX. The road meanders through the Hill Country, through private ranch land. The pace is slow and otherworldly as one drives through meandering cattle surrounded by woods, wildflowers, mountains past rocky streams. Views open over a valley. This place is glorious. I've traveled the world, but this is the... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove the Willow City Loop August 1, and loved the trip. The road is paved, and there is always a surprise around the next corner. We saw more deer than we could count, at one place my husband spotted 4 beautiful bucks. We did see a couple of beautiful overlooks, and the views were gorgeous. Of course at this... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We were there in the spring and sure enough there were Bluebonnets everywhere you turned. It is not on main road and is a perfect place to stop and take photos. You will drive pass some private lands.

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1 Thank Pickle4355
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Went on the drive around 2 pm in June and while it didn't have the gorgeous wildflowers of spring it was still stunning. We saw plenty of gorgeous scenic views and loads of animals. If you didn't see any animals then you are driving too fast. Just sit back and relax while you take in all the wonderful sites.

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1 Thank Courtney1982
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a slow but very pretty drive through the countryside, lots of wildlife and wild flowers. Saw lots of cattle, deer, rabbits, etc. but no snakes, but of course you don't get out of the car and got walking through the brush either. We did see lots of cactus but one cactus looked exactly like Mickey Mouse, pretty cool... More 

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1 Thank Robert J
Comfort, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

You should not miss this drive in the spring. The wild flowers, especially the bluebonnets, are really something to see, especially if we've had a colder and wetter winter. The drive itself is nice any time to see all the wildflowers the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a perfect springtime drive to see wildflowers and cows and mesquite trees and creeks at their most beautiful

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I have made the trip down the Willow City Loop many times and in several seasons. Like many things it is at its best when the wildflowers are in bloom, but it is lovely even in winter or dead of summer. We usually go from the North to the South, but - we have done it both ways. On the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I drove this loop two days ago. It proved to be about 12.4 miles. It is all on private property. They specify no stopping or parking. It is very isolated and cell reception is often unavailable. Though pretty in many ways, it would have been better a little earlier in the Spring at the height of the... More 

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