Vanderpool

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  • Boerne Reservations


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    787 Mountain Top Rd.
    Johnson City

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  • Agarita Creek – A Hill Country Ranch Retreat

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  • KingWood Suites Luxury Lodging

    401 South Lincoln Street
    Fredericksburg

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  • Log Beds & Texas Tiny Cabins

    14150 Hwy. 16 N
    Medina

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  • The Buckhorn Golf Course

    36 FM 473 Comfort
    TX 78013

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  • The Marquardt Ranch

    238 Marquardt Road
    Boerne

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  • Comfort Inn & Suites

    810 S. Water Street
    Burnet

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  • Cowboy Steak House

    416 Main St
    Kerrville

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  • Mike Starks RE/MAX Town & Country

    116 East Austin Street
    Fredericksburg

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  • The Alpine Lodge at Inn of the Hills

    1001 Junction Hwy
    Kerrville

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  • Vanderpool received its name (from early settler L.B. Vanderpool) when a post office was granted in 1885.

    Vanderpool is on the Sabinal River in the exceptionally scenic Texas Hill Country of western Bandera County.

    Largely utilized for sheep, goat and cattle ranching, the Vanderpool area is a favorite of deer hunters during season, and a year-round gateway to the popular Lost Maples State Natural Area.

    While the Hill Country is laced with scenic drives, the east-and-west route of F.M. 337 is unquestionably among the most spectacular. Massive wooded steeps enfolding tiny, secluded valleys are beautiful! Remember to take your camera.

    F.M. 187 north of Vanderpool climbs to the surface of the Edwards Plateau (2,300 ft.) as it joins Texas 39. Sinkholes, porous basins that feed rainwater into the deep Edwards Aquifer, abundantly dot the Texas Hill Country. A textbook example lies immediately at the west edge of F.M. 187 exactly 8.9 miles north of Lost Maples State Park.

    Lost Maples State Natural Area

    While they aren’t really “lost,” the bigtooth maples for which the park is named are very selective in their habitat. Widely scattered over several western states and northern Mexico, this maple thrives only in small, protected pockets in mountainous regions where the temperature and humidity are moderated, where moisture is retained, and solar radiation is minimal.

    Because of their shallow roots, the trees are susceptible to damage by soil compaction and visitors are cautioned to stay on prescribed paths to ensure continued vigor of the maple stands.

    Fall color is usually at its peak in early Nov. (Note: Usually crowded in autumn when fall foliage at peak; it’s recommended to see scenery during weekdays. Reservations needed this time of year for overnight stays. Also, nature sometimes plays tricks and autumn colors don’t always attain usual brilliance. For information call 830/966-3413.) For reservations, call 512/389-8900.

    Other vegetation in the scenic Texas Hill Country park includes more than 90 plant families with some 350 species recorded. Bird life is also abundant, including the rare golden-cheeked warbler. Of the many mammal species in the park, native white-tailed deer are most numerous.

    Park facilities include campsites with water and electricity, picnic areas, rest rooms, showers, and primitive camp areas reached by almost 11 miles of hiking and backpacking trails.

    Three trees are State Champion Big Treesan escarpment chokecherry, a Texas ash, and a Bigtooth maple. The chokecherry and Texas ash have been nominated to the American Forestry Assn. Big Tree program for consideration as national champs. The park is four miles north of Vanderpool on R.M. 187. There is an admission.

    Hill Country Day Trippin’

    There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Vanderpool 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 Vanderpool, 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 TimeClick Below for Directions
    Leakey16 miles23 minDirections
    Utopia10 miles14 minDirections
    Concan33 miles40 minDirections
    Uvalde54 miles59 minDirections
    Kerrville46 miles52 minDirections
    Hunt39 miles48 minDirections
    Fredericksburg70 miles1 h 17 minDirections
    Luckenbach Texas77 miles1 h 26 minDirections
    Comfort49 miles56 minDirections
    Boerne58 miles1 h 9 minDirections
    Bandera57 miles1 h 5 minDirections
    Lost Maples State Natural Area4 miles6 minDirections
    Garner State Park26 miles32 minDirections
    Enchanted Rock State Natural Area87 miles1 h 40 minDirections
    The Alamo (San Antonio)87 miles1 h 36 minDirections
    Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)105 miles1 h 56 minDirections
    Sea World (San Antonio)74 miles1 h 27 minDirections
    Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)73 miles1 h 21 minDirections
    River Walk (San Antonio)87 miles1 h 40 minDirections
    Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site85 miles1 h 33 minDirections
    Hill Country State Natural Area33 miles47 minDirections
    Source: Google Maps

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