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Lost Maples State Natural Area

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Awesome place to park your trailer or RV.

Although there are no full hook-ups, this is a wonderful place to stay. The staff is awesome and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Wimberley, Texas
Worth the trip if you love the outdoors!

Great day trip if you like to hike, bike or birdwatch. The most recent visit to LM came because... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Rob E
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An excellent park to view fall foliage while walking the Maple and East Trails.
37221 Fm 187, Vanderpool, TX 78885-8510
+1 830-966-3413
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Although there are no full hook-ups, this is a wonderful place to stay. The staff is awesome and we had a great time even though we did not get a chance to hike the trails. We plan on coming back when it is cooler so...More

Thank LadyTexan78676
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Great day trip if you like to hike, bike or birdwatch. The most recent visit to LM came because Garner hit capacity at 9am and this was a convenient plan b only being 25 mins away. The trails range from mild to challenging but the...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We camped at primitive site A. It was an easy and very enjoyable 1.5 mi hike. If you're looking for less park and more nature, this is a great place. Only downside was a Chuck Wills Widow who called his name at our campsite all...More

5  Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Hiking the 4.6 mile east trail, steep and rocky at times was so worth it to see two birds that breed in Texas; the Golden-Cheeked Warbler who only breeds in Texas and the endangered Black-Capped Vireo. We were fortunate to have Birding Hosts the amiable...More

1  Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Wanderered in again toward the end of Feb. The hiking was good. This place is really colorful in the fall when the lost maples turn red. I have been there during that fall color and it is spectacular indeed. Lots of great hikes along the...More

1  Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We used to bring our children here in the late 1990's or early 2000's, I think the area was new at the time. Visited this past week and it is still beautiful and peaceful. We were there from Tuesday and left Friday, so the crowds...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We have been here a couple of times, during different seasons, and enjoyed it each time. In the fall it is gorgeous as the leaves change color. However, it is still beautiful in other seasons and less crowded. Walking through the valley of shade trees...More

Thank WorldDuo
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I came decided to make a side trip to visit this park even though it was raining. I cant wait to go back at a dry time. It is hidden amongst small mountains or maybe I should say hills. We walked a short way on...More

Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We took a picnic and an afternoon hike at lost maples in the beginning of October. It was beautiful. The trails are well marked. We took a 5 year old, 13 year old, 9 year old and two dogs with us and everyone was able...More

Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The weather was misty but it did not take away any of the beauty this park has to offer. We hiked to the top and it was beautiful. The exercise and views led to a peaceful night sleep and raging morning appetite. Definitely worth the...More

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20 July 2018|
Response from LadyTexan78676 | Reviewed this property |
IF you go on the website for Lost Maples, they have a leaf report in the fall, which will let you know when the leaves are turning.
17 August 2017|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
Laves are off but there is a different seasonal beauty that makes LM special especially along the stream. I'd definitely say go!
Chen-Ching W
27 November 2016|
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Response from herrejoncarol | Reviewed this property |
The last time I was in the primitive campsites, they did not have fire rings.