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Hunt

Enjoy the Guadalupe River, Hunting, Natural Beauty & More

Hunt Texas is located in the heart of Texas Hill Country.

Hunt, Texas is located at the junction of the north and south forks of the Guadalupe River, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, wherethe rugged limestone hills separate the coastal plain from the Edwards Plateau. It was named for the friend of the founder, Alvie Joy in 1912. Alvie Joy built the first post office for Hunt, Texas residents, who were mostly farmers and shingle makers. Dating from the 1920’s private camps were built along the banks of the river and still thrive every season. The Stonehenge II replica was built on the North Fork north of Hunt; in the summer of 2012, Stonehenge II it was moved to the front yard of the Point Theater in nearby Ingram. Stonehenge II is 60 percent as tall as the original, and 90 percent as large in circumference. Along with the replica of Stonehenge are Easter Island-type statues. Take Texas 39 to Hunt.

Hill Country Day Trippin’

There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Hunt area.

Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.

And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. While based in Hunt, you can stay as long as you want and experience an abundance of places to go and things to see and do.

Here are a couple of the possibilities:

City/AttractionMilesApproximate Drive Time
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Kerrville13 miles21 minDirections
Ingram7 miles11 minDirections
Fredericksburg40 miles47 minDirections
Luckenbach Texas49 miles56 minDirections
Comfort33 miles37 minDirections
Boerne50 miles50 minDirections
Bandera38 miles46 minDirections
Leakey (on the Frio River)48 miles55 minDirections
Concan (on the Frio River)65 miles1 hr 14 minDirections
Lost Maples State Natural Area35 miles43 minDirections
Garner State Park52 miles1 hr 7 minDirections
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area57 miles1 hr 9 minDirections
The Alamo (San Antonio)82 miles1 hr 19 minDirections
Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)101 miles1 hr 40 minDirections
Sea World (San Antonio)80 miles1 hr 20 minDirections
Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)66 miles1 hr 6 minDirections
River Walk (San Antonio)82 miles1 hr 18 minDirections
Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site55 miles1 hr 1 minDirections

Source: Google Maps

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