Texas State Parks Trails

To find trails in Texas state parks for activities such as hiking and biking, select a region or trail below.

The Lost Pines: Buescher State Park to Bastrop State Park :: Smithville, TX

A paved 13-mile route through the Lost Pines of Texas. This short drive passes through a unique area in Central Texas heavily wooded with loblolly pines, far to the west of their normal range. Because of the isolated, seemingly misplaced pines, the h

Lost Maples State Park-East Trail :: Lost Maples State Park, TX

East Trail is a hiking trail in Bandera County, Texas. It is within Lost Maples State Park. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 1,827 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,481 feet. Near the trailhead

Lost Maples State Park-West Trail :: Lost Maples State Park, TX

West Trail is a hiking trail in Bandera County, Texas. It is within Lost Maples State Park. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 1,979 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,757 feet. The Area East camps

Fort Parker State Park :: Mexia, TX

Fort Parker State Park includes nearly 1,459 acres, 700 of which are lake. The park offers picnicking, swimming in an unsupervised area, fishing, bird-watching, hiking, biking, canoeing, and nature study. The canoe trip on the Navasota River from the

Bergheim Campground to Guadalupe River State Park-Guadalupe River :: Boerne, TX

In the land of 100-degree days and 60-degree waters, the Guadalupe River is a highly regarded head-dunking destination. It curls cellophane-clear and popsicle-cold around ancient cypress. It tumbles over limestone ledges. And it rests in shady po

Bevilport to Martin Dies Jr. State Park-Angelina and Neches Rivers) :: Jasper, TX

One of several paddling opportunities offered by Martin Dies Jr. State Park, a trip on the Angelina and Neches Rivers offers paddlers 9.7 miles of flat-water paddling through a uniquely east Texas setting. Spanish moss hangs gray like beards from sta

Ray Roberts State Park-Isle Du Bois Unit and Johnson Branch :: Pilot Point, TX

There is something attractive about large bodies of water, especially when they are less than 1.5 hours from the urban sprawl of Dallas– Ft. Worth. Located just north of the college town of Denton, Lake Ray Roberts is a 30,000-surface-acre reservoir

Cooper Lake State Park-South Sulphur Unit :: Sulpher Springs, TX

Each site has its own private trail and feels more like a backpacking experience. Another hidden gem in the Texas State Park system lies off the beaten tourist path, but avid tent campers should not miss it. Located on the south shore of Coo

Campos Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Campos Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 1,795 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 410 feet.

Nature Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,438 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 67 feet. Near the trailhead there a

Wild Horse Creek Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Wild Horse Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,403 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 177 feet.

Mountain Bike Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Mountain Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 1,404 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 213 feet. Near th

Old Horse Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Old Horse Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,558 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 335 feet.

Rim Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Rim Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,828 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 128 feet. The trail ends near the Whit

Donovan Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Donovan Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 1,724 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 386 feet.

Bird Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Bird Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,396 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 406 feet. The trail ends near the Whi

Polly Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Polly Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,815 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 380 feet.

Old Entrance Road :: Garner State park, TX

Old Entrance Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,439 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 298 feet. T

Highway Trail :: Garner State park, TX

Highway Trail is a hiking trail in Uvalde County, Texas. It is within Garner State park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,577 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 800 feet.

Nature Trail :: Monahans Sandhills State Park, TX

Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Ward County, Texas. It is within Monahans Sandhills State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 2,721 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 14 feet.

Old Butterfield Trail :: Hueco Tanks State Historical Park, TX

Old Butterfield Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso County, Texas. It is within Hueco Tanks State Historical Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 4,491 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevatio

Chain Trail :: Hueco Tanks State Historical Park, TX

Chain Trail is a hiking trail in El Paso County, Texas. It is within Hueco Tanks State Historical Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,539 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 163 feet. Near the

Northern Pass :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Northern Pass is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is three miles long and begins at 4,616 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,352 feet.

Ron Coleman Trail :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Ron Coleman Trail is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 4,873 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,854 feet. Near th

Shortcut #1 :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Shortcut #1 is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,555 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 84 feet.

Shortcut #2 :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Shortcut #2 is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 4,575 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 141 feet.

Sotol Forest :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Sotol Forest is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 4,575 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 393 feet.

Lower Sunset :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Lower Sunset is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 4,759 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,891 feet. Near the tr

Rock Shock :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Rock Shock is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,432 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 373 fee

Scenic Road :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Scenic Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 4,703 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 538 fe

Upper Sunset :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Upper Sunset is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 4,776 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,017 feet. Near the tra

Mad Cow :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Mad Cow is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 4,624 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 497 feet.

Blue Moon :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Blue Moon is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,624 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 308 feet.

Mckelligon Saddle :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Mckelligon Saddle is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,668 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 826 feet.

Thunderbird Box :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Thunderbird Box is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 4,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 978 feet.

Ten Minutes of Hell Path :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Ten Minutes of Hell Path is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 4,650 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 259

Coyote Ugly :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Coyote Ugly is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,575 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 512 feet.

Grim Path :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Grim Path is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,999 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 323 feet.

Lazy Cow :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Lazy Cow is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 4,254 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 397 feet.

Thousand Steps Trail :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Thousand Steps Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 4,349 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain

Directissimo Trail :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Directissimo Trail is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 4,686 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 841 feet.

Shortcut #5 :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Shortcut #5 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,482 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 82 fee

Shortcut #4 :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Shortcut #4 is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 4,435 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 98 feet.

Shortcut #3 :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Shortcut #3 is a hiking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,531 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 91 feet.

Dead Valentine Trail :: Franklin Mountains State Park, TX

Dead Valentine Trail is a hiking and biking trail in El Paso City, Texas. It is within Franklin Mountains State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 4,508 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 220 f

Fate Bell Pictograph :: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, TX

Fate Bell Pictograph is a hiking trail in Val Verde County, Texas. It is within Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,313 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain

Windmill Nature Trail :: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, TX

Windmill Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Val Verde County, Texas. It is within Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,370 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain

Middle Fork Trail :: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, TX

Middle Fork Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Val Verde County, Texas. It is within Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 1,313 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevati

Canyon Rim Trail :: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, TX

Canyon Rim Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Val Verde County, Texas. It is within Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site. It is 4.8 miles long and begins at 1,268 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.7 miles with a total elevatio

Presa Overlook Trail :: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site, TX

Presa Overlook Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Val Verde County, Texas. It is within Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,329 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elev