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Things To See And Do In the Texas Hill Country

Nestled in the hills of Texas Hill Country, Kerrville is one of the region’s most popular and picturesque towns. Framed by bluffs and valleys, with the beautiful Guadalupe River cutting right through town, it blends friendly, small-town style with outdoor recreation and adventure.

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Whether it’s hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, fishing or golfing, Kerrville has lots for you to see and do. Relax with a glass of wine at Kerrville Hills Winery! We offer free shuttle service from the YO Ranch Hotel to Kerrville Winery. Explore a replica of Stonehenge or visit the Museum of Western Art & admire the work of cowboy artists. You’ll also find an array of music festivals nearby, including the popular Kerrville Folk Festival and Wine & Music Fest.

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Hunting & Shooting

Hill Country Shooting Sports Center, Inc. - Activities include trap, skeet, bunker trap, rifle, pistol and sporting clays.

Mountain Home Hunting Services - This outfitter offers year-round guided hunts for many exotics. Contact Joe Reed at geterdonejoe@gmail.com for more information.

Outdoor Activities

Louise Hays Park - This 63+ acre park on the Guadalupe River features playgrounds, trails, volleyball court, large and small park pavilions and a new splash pad that will keep your kids entertained for hours!

Riverside Nature Center - A unique arboretum with over 140 species of trees as well as cacti, glorious wildflowers, shrubs, native grasses, birds, insects and other animals. Meandering walking trails lead you through the Nature Center and down to the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River.

Kerrville-Schreiner Park - This 517-acre park is located on Guadalupe River and features seven miles of hiking and biking trails, basketball and sand volleyball courts, fishing pier, boat ramp, BBQ pits, playground, butterfly garden and restrooms. Kayak, canoe and tube rentals available seasonally.

Kerrville Kayak & Canoe - Rent a canoe on the beautiful Guadalupe River for some family fun!

Golf

Riverhill Country Club - Designed by Lord Byron Nelson and Joe Finger, Riverhill Country Club is a private 18-hole championship course with bent-grass greens, a full-service Pro Shop and private instruction with a top-rated PGA professional. Check out our "" Rates!

Comanche Trace - Located on the banks of the Guadalupe River in Kerrville, Comanche Trace is a private, 1,300-acre residential community with 27 holes of award winning, premium Hill Country golf. Highlighted by lakes and streams, this premier championship course features a 15-acre practice facility, Pro Shop and Clubhouse with a full-service bar and restaurant. Check out our "" Rates!

Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course - Tucked amid the picturesque hills of Tivy Mountain, this 18-hole public course in Kerrville is considered one of the best kept golf secrets in the southwest.

Ranching & Horseback Riding

Y.O. Ranch Headquarters - Called “America’s Original Game Ranch” and located in Mountain Home, TX, the Y.O. Ranch offers guided horseback riding, exotic wildlife tours, deer hunting, and photo safaris in beautiful Hill Country.

Flying L Ranch - Enjoy one-hour ranch rides at this Bandera guest ranch. 15 riders maximum per ride, $45 per rider. There’s also a Chuck Wagon Dinner & Show every Saturday, March - August.

Museums, Art & Culture

The Museum of Western Art - A showcase for Western art and artists, past and present, the museum provides art and history education for all ages, focusing on the American West.

Schreiner Mansion - One of downtown Kerrville's most historic buildings, the Romanesque Revival-style Schreiner Mansion was designed by well-known San Antonio architect Alfred Giles, whose trademark limestone designs are seen throughout the Hill Country.

The Kerr Arts & Cultural Center - This art center is dedicated to promoting the local artist community through exhibits, education and programs. Exhibits change once a month.

Hill Country Arts Foundation - Actors, singers, directors, musicians and technicians gather to perform in the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s 722-seat outdoor amphitheatre, the Smith-Ritch Point Theatre, with the Guadalupe as their backdrop. When the season turns, theatre productions move indoors to the intimate Elizabeth Huth Coates Theatre.

Playhouse 2000 - Located at Kathleen C. Cailloux City Center, Playhouse 2000 produces six shows a year ranging for classic Broadway musicals to homegrown comedies, all chosen with the local audience and local talent in mind.

The Empty Cross - The 24.5 acre art park is the only place in the world where the 77’7" contemporary sculpture called "The Empty Cross" can be seen. It is the "Most Symbolic Cross Sculpture in the World". In addition, seven other monumental sculptures can also be viewed at this location.