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Lost Maples State Natural Area
Type: Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Outdoor Activities - Winter, Parks
It's a rare thing in the San Antonio area to be able to witness the changing of the seasons, but if that's what you're looking for, you don't have to go terribly far to find it. Just a few hours... Read More
It's a rare thing in the San Antonio area to be able to witness the changing of the seasons, but if that's what you're looking for, you don't have to go terribly far to find it. Just a few hours northwest of San Antonio is a state park known as Lost Maples. Although it makes for an extraordinary excursion any time of the year, during the fall, this grove of "lost maples" turns all the beautiful colors of autumn. This scenic park is also known for its abundant wildflowers, steep canyon walls and the gorgeous Sabinal River. This is a great place to take the whole family, especially once fall has hit Texas. Go hiking, photo trekking, fishing, birding, camping, stargazing or hunting for geocaches. With 10 miles of trails, it's easy to get happily lost in this wonderland.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: There's nothing quite like Lost Maples in all of Texas. It's a beautiful place to explore any time of the year, but particularly in the fall.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Take a day trip out to Lost Maples for a hike and a picnic. Perfect for active couples!