Additional links to areas of interest
Lost Maples State Natural Area – Pictured below, 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.
Swimming, tubing & snorkeling – in the clean, crystal-clear Frio River.
Horseshoes – at cabins.
Fishing for catfish, perch or bass – the water is so clear you can actually see the fish you're after.
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.