Additional links to areas of interest
Other things to do not too far a drive
Lost Maples State Natural Area – 10 miles of excellent hiking and nature trails. Exceptional fall foliage begins in early November. On Ranch Road 187 (25 minute drive).
Market Square Antiques with Tea Room (in Uvalde) – over 30 antique dealers under one roof.
Public Swimming Pool & Splash Pad
Memorial Park (in Uvalde) – municipal golf course and lighted tennis courts (open to the public).
Shopping in Fredericksburg – an hour and a half drive.
Antique Stores on the Square in Uvalde
Julien’s – Shopping in Uvalde
Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino – an hour and a half drive.
Amistad National Recreation Area – consists of the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir, best known for excellent water-based recreation, camping, hiking, rock art viewing, and its rich cultural history. Amistad is also home to a wide variety of plant and animal life above and below the water.
Bird watching – The Audubon Society rates this area as one of the best bird watching areas in the United States.
Rock and fossil hunting – search for evidence of prehistoric sea life or enjoy the simple pleasure of skipping rocks.