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Hamilton Pool Preserve

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Address: 24300 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
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+1 512-264-2740
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Really busy on weekends,reservations only to get from March on. Several movies have been filmed here,beautiful place,great rope swing,good hilly path from parking lot to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
DKinaustin
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really busy on weekends,reservations only to get from March on. Several movies have been filmed here,beautiful place,great rope swing,good hilly path from parking lot to the water,lots of wildlife to seeif you get there early enough

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is awesome, must see for anyone in the area!! worth the trip/stop! Will be back again. The bacteria levels in the water were high when i visited (they won't let you in), so might be worth checking if you plan on getting into the water before going.

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Thank Lisa F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been waiting to check this off of my bucket list for FOREVER. and I finally got to go today and it was soooo worth it! Absolutely stunning. We went as soon as it opened on a Friday morning and there was no wait, but I have heard they turn people away. In fact, as we were leaving around... More 

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1 Thank Lauren W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In all we were very happy with our visit today. Starting off, we had no reservation of any sort as we read their info online and knew there'd be no swimming today but decided to chance it and had a back up plan ready. Expected a fairly long wait to get in - it IS a natural setting and we... More 

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Mae Faek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went mid week at 10:30 am, mid March. And still there was a wait to get to in. Limited parking. Cost $15 per car, for us seniors $5. It's a beautiful hike down the mountainside on a well maintained trail. We had our own hiking sticks and were happy to have them for both the down & up trek.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to scout this place for pictures. it is a beautiful place and you will enjoy being in contact with the nature. I recommend arrive to the location early to take great pictures

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read about this in Texas Travel Guide and had to see for myself. What you don't know about the places is how hard is it going to be to get there. But this is about 1/4 mile walk down some rocky terrain. I'm no regular hiker, and I carry a lot of photography equipment, but I'm 65 years old now... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting from out of town, and a friend had recommended this to me. I'm very glad that she did. The walk was about 1/4 mile over some rocky terrain, but not bad at all (and I'm 68). It's not like anything I've every seen before. Beautiful cave, pool, and waterfall. Definitely worth the walk.

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Thank D P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We kept putting off going to Hamilton Pool because it used to be really hard to get in unless you got there really early and waited in line. Now they require reservations (online) and they only allow a certain number of people in at a time. Make your reservation ASAP because they fill up fast - even if you have... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely wear walking shoes ..nature at its best.. they do offer walking sticks if needed..call in advance if planning to swim. Sometimes water not safe to swim.

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