Texas Hill Country Rides
Bastrop, TexasRide to Bastrop located 30 miles east of Austin. Go around Bastrop State Park, the site of the “Lost Pines” an isolated timbered region of loblolly pines and hardwoods. Your return to New Braunfels will take two lane blacktop back roads cutting through the farmlands northeast of New Braunfels. Canyon Lake Loop Take a Hill Country scenic ride around Canyon Lake. Fredericksburg the Scenic Way Take a Hill Country scenic ride to Fredericksburg. On the way back you’ll pass through picturesque towns like Kendalia. This is Hill Country riding at it’s best. Hill Country Back Roads The Hill Country Back Roads ride will take a scenic back roads loop through some unique Hill Country locations such Bergheim, Kendalia, Blanco, and Wimberly. This is an opportunity to take a couple of rural roads well known to the locals, Crabapple and Purgatory. Another Hill Country Classic. Luckenbach, Texas Take a ride on the back roads passing through and by some beautiful Texas Hill Country off the beaten path. Ride the Devil’s Backbone. Enjoy the music, play some horseshoes, enjoy the quiet outside at Luckenbach. Return via Boerne. Remember to leave with a full tank. If you need gas, there are stations in Blanco and Boerne. Mountain Ride The Mountain Ride will take you on an all day ride through scenic Texas Hill Country roads west of San Antonio. The destination is Leakey; the ride is long and tiring for those not accustomed to a lot of riding. Not recommended for beginning riders. Be sure to start with a full tank. This is a “grab and go” ride meaning you’ll have the chance to get snacks and food at the gas stops, so be sure to eat a hearty breakfast. There is road construction with gravel patches and stretches along the route. River Road On the River Road / Canyon Lake ride you will take the Loop up scenic River Road along the Guadeloupe River and continuing over the Devil’s Backbone and around Canyon Lake before returning to San Antonio via Purgatory Rd. Be sure to bring a camera to catch the breathtaking views from the Backbone. Shiner, Texas Head out to Shiner, Texas through LaVernia, Stockdale, Smiley, and end up at the home of the Spoetzl Brewery and the EDB Museum. Return through Gonzales and Seguin. This is over 200 miles, so remember to gas up!