Tucked within the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg, with its small-town Southern charm and scenic landscapes, is one of the best destinations for hiking adventures. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area offers thrilling hikes with rewarding panoramic views. The Inn on Barons Creek is one of the best hotels in Fredericksburg, TX, to be your base for exploring the region’s natural beauty. 


Our suites and creekside accommodations cater to both the adventurous spirit and the desire for relaxation, leaving you with lasting memories of the beauty that defines this enchanting slice of paradise. Before embarking on your hiking journey, indulge in a hearty complimentary breakfast at the Inn on Barons Creek. Then head out for the adventure of a lifetime hiking in the Texas Hill Country!

5 Best Resources for Hiking in the Texas Hill Country

  1. Enchanted Rock Loop Trail: This 5.4-mile hiking trail through the Texas Hill Country is moderately challenging, with 344 feet in elevation gain. Venture through the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and take in the views of wildlife and the pink granite dome called Enchanted Rock, which the park is named after. 
  2. Lady Bird Johnson Park Trail: Embark on a hiking journey in the Texas Hill Country on this easy, breezy 1-mile trail. Take in lovely views of the river and wildlife at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal. Along this trail is a peaceful, secluded area perfect for relaxing in nature for a while.
  3. Old Tunnel State Park Trail: Enjoy a leisurely stroll on this 0.7-mile hiking trail in the Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area. It should take you less than a half hour to complete. February- November is the best time to visit this Texas Hill Country hiking trail. 
  4. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Trails Information: Eight hiking trails nestled within the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area offer a lovely array of Texas Hill Country hiking adventures. Gander at breathtaking views of Enchanted Rock, Turkey Peak, Freshman Mountain, Moss Lake, Little Rock, and the flora and fauna of the area.
  5. Old Tunnel State Park: The brief hiking trail has plenty to see along the way. This old railroad tunnel provides a seasonal home for over three million Mexican free-tailed bats and 3,000 cave myotis bats.

After a day of exploration, return to the Inn on Barons Creek to unwind. Hiking in the Texas Hill Country while staying at the Inn on Barons Creek is a delightful experience that seamlessly blends outdoor adventure with the comfort and warmth of our premium accommodations and on-site spa.