Texas Hill Country sits near the middle of the state. The gentle rolling hills, crystal clear rivers, and rich history give rise to state and national historic parks that are perfect destinations for both nature lovers and history buffs. The area’s 31,000 square miles begin north of San Antonio and west of Austin and include some of the most beautiful parks in the state.
Fredericksburg, a town settled in the 1840s by German immigrants, lies in the heart of Texas Hill Country and is surrounded by orchards, vineyards, and wineries. Fredericksburg provides an ideal jumping-off point to explore these beautiful and historic Hill Country parks, only to return in the evening and reward yourself with wine tasting and a fine meal.
Here are seven beautiful parks to visit near Fredericksburg.