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Owner description: This trail arrives at a scenic overlook of Sabinal Canyon.
Reviewed 20 March 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, recommend a hiking stick for stability, the terrain is mostly uneven, though completely doable. Recommend hiking shoes because of the rocks. The steep part (ascending/descending hill (small mountain)) is very rocky and strenuous , but again , we all did it and survived, lol
- Streams : You will cross many and waterproof hiking shoes are recommended ...or shoes that dry fast (your shoes WILL get wet) , but its a lot of fun
- The view : Really nice vistas of the hill country and valleys from several locations from the top...we were there close to sunset and it was spectacular... this is the reason for the hike up ... highly recommended.
- stuff to see: The grotto is really cool (check out the fish in the deeper puddles), the monkey rock is..well.. it looks just like a Monkey! , redbud trees are really pretty (we werent there in the fall to see all the colors)
- We were there in March and the weather was really nice (low 70s)... great hiking temps

again - recommend: Hiking stick (can be got at Walmarts in hill country) and waterproof hiking shoes (these saved us from turned ankles , sore feet bottom, and wet feet)

Thank David G
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Reviewed 30 December 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.

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 27 December 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 we were on was beautiful, clean, and well maintained. It was open, with many of the maples in full fall colors. The creek even had water in it, and was crystal clear.

We will most definitely be back to tackle the longer trails when the Sonbun is older!

Thank ThatBigGuy
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Reviewed 19 November 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 Melissa C
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Reviewed 12 September 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
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