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This is my favorite trail! It has a decent incline at a certain point, but it’s definitely doable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Great Birding Trail

The best 4.6 rocky, steep miles I ever walked: Endangered Black-Capped Vireo and Golden-Cheeked... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Forest Hills, New York
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6 days ago
“Must Do”
Apr 9, 2018
“Great Birding Trail”
This trail arrives at a scenic overlook of Sabinal Canyon.
Vanderpool, TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite trail! It has a decent incline at a certain point, but it’s definitely doable. Great views from the top!!!

Thank mel_mel_cool
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The best 4.6 rocky, steep miles I ever walked: Endangered Black-Capped Vireo and Golden-Cheeked Warbler were the pay off after the steep clime. Check out the parks web site for free walks with birding hosts Les and Janet The walks are amazing and not limited...More

2  Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Great Hiking and views if you can make it up the 1 mile steep part.....Wear good hiking shoes. Take plenty of water and snacks, we packed a picnic lunch and stopped along the way.

1  Thank Cindy R
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

At first the kids were surprised because their electronics do t work here but shortly after their imaginations kicked in and had some good old fashion fun. I've never heard my son talk so much. That in itself was rewarding.

3  Thank 4ElevenTechs
Reviewed March 19, 2017

The trail is a lot of fun, ... we did it with 7 of us ages 50-13 ... heres what you probably want to know -the trail : the hill country is rocky, thus , there are a lot of loose rocks on the trail,...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful trail but I was overwhelmed by the number of loud day hikers who didn't know trail etiquette. The Monkey Rock is cool to see and we enjoyed the view from scenic overlook #3 it is worth the detour.

1  Thank Eric W
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We (6 adults ages 30 to 67) walked this trail from the parking lot to the ascent point. We were crunched for time due to fitting the hike in between Sonbun's naps, so we doubled back, unable to finish more of the trail. The part...More

1  Thank ThatBigGuy
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

The monkey rock is fun, the grotto is beautiful.....and the scenic overlooks are awesome! A little vigorous, but well worth it!!

Thank mel_mel_cool
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Loved the hike. My wife isn't much on hiking and even though there were moderately difficult parts, we were able to hike the whole loop fairly easily.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

This is an impressive structure that really looks like a monkey! We Loved the hike, we loved the monkey, and we loved the park! There is also a geocache nearby if you want to log a smiley.

Thank starcriers
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