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just a few of the things to do in Marble Falls, a quaint town situated 50 miles west of Austin in the midst of numerous recreational parks and wineries. Although it’s known as an idyllic destination for those who love the great outdoors, Marble Falls has a little bit of something that everyone can enjoy. If you’re planning a trip to this Hill Country town, check out our list of the top things to do in Marble Falls so you get the most out of your time here. Admire the Texas Hill Country Scenery With its gently rolling hills of farmland cut from pecan and oak thickets, glistening lakes and rivers, and rugged limestone bluffs, it’s no wonder the Texas Hill Country is widely regarded for its scenic beauty. The city of Marble Falls sits just a few minutes away from sprawling parks and recreational areas that are prime examples of the region’s beauty, making it easy to get out and admire it for yourself. One option is the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, a massive animal habitat home to two endangered species of birds, the black-capped vireo and the golden-cheeked warbler. The refuge can be explored on its more than seven

miles of nature trails, some of which are specifically mapped out, so you can catch a glimpse of these two rare birds. There are also several sprawling outdoor areas nestled along the banks of the pristine Colorado River, within 30 miles of Marble Falls, that provide recreational opportunities. Explore a wide variety of terrain on the many miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails; swim and kayak in the gorgeous river; or hang your hat at a secluded campsite. Each recreation area has something different to offer, so make sure to check the Lower Colorado River Authority’s website before you plan your next Hill Country adventure. Go Off-Road at Hidden Falls Adventure Park Adrenaline junkies looking for a heart-pounding experience in Marble Falls should head to Hidden Falls Adventure Park, a 3,000-acre park with more than 200 miles of off-road trails to traverse. Climb on to an ATV, full-size 4x4, or dirt bike and speed along the park’s rocky dirt trails that take you from the tops of tree-covered hills to the bottom of dry creek beds. If you have your own vehicle, all you

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2019 The Link - Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce Community Guide & Membership Directory  

2019 The Link - Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce Community Guide & Membership Directory