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Hike up a small mountain. Fairly easy but wear hiking boots. Nice views, picnic area. Would be good for kids who want to hike up a "mountain". Short way up and various trails to choose. So close to downtown
After a short walk up a somewhat rugged trail to the top of Cross Mountain you will experience a great 360 degree view of the town of Fredericksburg and the surrounding countryside of the Texas Hill Country. The cross at the top gives the mountain (hill) its name. The park has…
Smaller park, came here because Enchanted Rock was at capacity. Noticed a few small groups walking around doing the same. Enjoyed a nice morning at the top and walked the nature trail at the bottom. Nothing spectacular about the park, but decent views.
Cross Mountain offers a great escape from the downtown experience on a busy weekend. Grab a lunch and try out the new picnic tables found next to the Monarch butterfly garden. A nature trail has just been established next to the tables. Great place for families.
Refreshing hike up the hill rewards you with wonderful breezes and beautiful views of the Fredericksburg area. Come here at sunset or sunrise for the best effect.