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Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site

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Nice walk

We enjoyed a nice walk through this free Historic site and really enjoyed it. It was a nice way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lakehills, Texas
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Trail of Lights is held during the first half of December on selected evenings, where visitors can... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Juanjose H
Houston, Texas
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414 State Loop 92, La Grange, TX 78945-5733
+1 979-968-5658
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice walk through this free Historic site and really enjoyed it. It was a nice way to spend an hour. The house and the brewery were neat to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Trail of Lights is held during the first half of December on selected evenings, where visitors can experience a trail, beautifully-decorated with Christmas lights, that overlooks the lighted town of La Grange. It follows along a 200-foot bluff and through the Kreische home, decorated more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This state park is a must stop if you visit La Grange or the nearby areas. It borders a cliff overlooking the Colorado River and the town of La Grange below. It houses the final resting place of a number of heroes of Texas independence....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The museum is well organized and instructive, and the hilltop walk affords lovely views of the Colorado River. The historic structures are accompanied by informative signage. Well worth the trip!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Melissa Z
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Very nice Historical site and park. Nice trail to walk with a beautiful overview of the Colorado River.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Springchick1986
Reviewed 30 April 2018

You have to make an effort to get to this small park - it's at least an hour from the big cities - but it's worth it. First of all, it's on a bluff overlooking the Colorado River - points for the view, and for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Beautiful and interesting place to stop. We picnicked here and then did the walking trail. The views are incredible. Totally worth the stop, and it’s free!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nicole E
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Monument Hill is a place for Texas history buffs. German history along with Texas incursions with the Spaniard Santa Anna. This is one of the few Texas State Parks that operate on donations alone. Free to all but put your donation dollars to good use.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tim L
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Monument Hill has been our favorite place to picnic in the spring. The grounds are kept up very nicely. There is also a very moving monument there where the bodies of the men that fought for Texas from this area are interred. At Christmas they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I discovered this park on a whim back in 2000 when I needed a break from Houston's flat terrain but only had a Saturday to spare and wanted to be back in Downtown Houston by late afternoon. I got on the TPWD website, and this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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7 February 2018|
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Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
Some areas have stairs. There is still a lot to see though.
Gina M
14 July 2017|
Response from Wayne N | Reviewed this property |
You can check with the onsite park ranger to get special permission to camp over night, but they don't have regular campsites. Children love the area with lots of neat trails and scenery. There is an onsite facilty with rest... More
Katie H
16 September 2015|
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Response from Wayne N | Reviewed this property |
You can take it in your pocket. Should be no problem.