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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Tucked away in the rugged terrain southwest of Bandera is Hill Country State Natural Area, an undeveloped and secluded retreat. Approximately 40 miles of multiuse trails wind up grassy valleys, cross spring-fed streams, and climb steep limestone hills. Equestrians, hikers and mountain bikers can enjoy exploring the trails.

      This is a fee area, $6/Day use fee
      Main Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 7
      • 11
      • 8
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 26, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      5,089 ft
      Total Vertical
      555 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,947 ft
      Reports
      10
      Photos
      24
      Ridden Counter
      168

      Photos of Hill Country State Natural Area Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 5:27pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      trail: Vista Ridge
      10 |
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 5:26pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      trail: Vista Ridge
      10 |
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 5:26pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      trail: Spring Branch
      4 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      Jul 4, 2020

      Videos of Hill Country State Natural Area Mountain Bike

      Another Bandera Crash
      0:15 | | Nov 18, 2019
      Hill Country Natural State Area
      trail: Madrone
      15:39 | 173 | Jul 12, 2019 , Bandera

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2265245EvanHebenstreitwishlisttrailSpring Branch and 2 more
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 4:12pm
      Jul 24, 2020
      user #583709antikidaddphoto in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States and 2 more
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 5:26pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      user #583709antikidriddentrailIce Cream Hill
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 11:28am
      Jul 4, 2020
      user #583709antikidcommenttrailIce Cream Hill
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 11:27am
      Jul 4, 2020
      user #583709antikidaddphoto in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States and 6 more
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 11:20am
      Jul 4, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #583709antikidtrailIce Cream HillRode backwards and it seems like that...
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 11:27am
      Jul 4, 2020
      user #790520GlazedHamtrailIce Cream HillWhy are all the trails in Hill Country State...
      May 13, 2018 @ 5:33am
      May 13, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Bandera Bike Park 1 2 15.1 km
      Kerrville-Schreiner Park 4 925.3 km
      Government Canyon State Natural Area 6 2 326.6 km
      Redbird Ranch 17 7 127.9 km
      Iron Horse Canyon HOA 329.6 km

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