Pedernales Falls State Park
2585 Park Road 6026
Johnson City, TX 78636
Youth Camping Area
NOTE: Twin Falls area is closed to allow for
revegetation and restoration. View area using
the scenic overlook.
All trails allow hiking and biking unless otherwise
indicated. Contour intervals are 20 feet. Trail lengths
are in miles. Elevation levels are in feet.
No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or to the suitability
of the data to a particular use. Map compiled by Texas State
POINTS OF INTEREST
(GPS coordinates shown in degrees, minutes, seconds)
PEDERNALES FALLS OVERLOOK
30° 20’ 13.56” N 98° 15’ 6.00” W
Look out over the dramatic landscape and
unique geology of the rock canyon as the
Pedernales River slowly carves through
the bare rock.
30° 19‘ 53.88” N 98° 15’ 31.14” W
See waterfowl and other wildlife that are
attracted to this shallow pool to take a rest,
get a bite to eat, or have a cool drink.
5.5-MILE LOOP OVERLOOK
30° 19‘ 4.92” N
98° 13’ 53.64” W
It‘s worth the hike to reach the 5.5-Mile
Loop Overlook which offers one of the
most breathtaking views in the park.
30° 18’ 28.92” N 98° 14’ 44.04” W
This low-water crossing to access the
section of park located across the river is
named for T.J. Trammell. Trammell was an
early settler and farmer who moved to the
area with his family in the 1870s.
TWIN FALLS OVERLOOK
30° 18’ 28.92” N 98° 14’ 53.22” W
Spring-fed and lush year-round, this secret
is a green paradise to behold. Help us
keep the Twin Falls pristine by staying on
30° 18’ 28.14” N 98° 15’ 23.58” W
This is the perfect spot to get a nice
view of the park and orient yourself
before hitting the trails.
30° 17’ 34.56” N 98° 13’ 47.34” W
From prehistoric people to modern times,
the clear water of Jones Spring has always
attracted visitors to the area. It was named
for D.G. and Nannie Jones, who lived in the
nearby rock house, which was purchased
from T.J. Trammell in about 1885.
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Pedernales Falls State Park
Lose yourself in the
beauty and solitude of
the Texas Hill Country.
With miles of trails leading to some of the most tranquil spots in
the Hill Country, Pedernales Falls State Park offers a real place
to get away from it all.
KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect
repellent and appropriate clothing/hiking shoes.
Travel along this easy route through a creek bed, and look
for animal tracks along on the way.
Follow the short but rugged Twin Falls Trail to one of the
most beautiful spots in the Hill Country.
ake an hour or spend all day (following some of the many
offshoot trails) hiking around the dramatic rock scenery of
the Pedernales Falls.
Be prepared to get your feet wet as you take Trammell’s
Crossing across the river to access a part of the park with a
rich history and gorgeous views.
WOLF MOUNTAIN 5.4 mi.
Still home to the “prairie wolf,” or coyote, the Wolf Mountain
Trail offers scenic vistas, cool springs and Hill Country creeks
to enjoy and explore.
Enjoy more technical, single-track mountain biking or just
spend the day hiking this shade-covered trail.
Named for the many madrone trees found along the trail. It’s
a treat to see these as they are rare in the Texas Hill Country.
Please watch for traffic as you cross the county road.
MADRONE TRAIL 4.3 mi.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re
on the trail. Bring a quart (32 oz.) of water per hour of activity.
TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring alone.
Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return.
Trash your trash. Keep the park natural. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace.
WEAR A HELMET. When mountain biking, check with park HQ to match the
trail to your skill level. Wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash.
Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick and more likely to cause
harm to people.
YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONNECT. It’s a good idea to take along a
cell phone and GPS unit, but don’t count on them.
Take only memories and pictures. Please don’t disturb or remove any of the park’s plants,
animals or artifacts.
WEATHER CHANGES QUICKLY. Check forecasts before you leave home
and prepare for changes in the weather. Be aware of changes in
the river – if you see the water rising or turning muddy, seek higher
Don’t Pocket the Past. Help preserve Texas heritage. Leave artifacts where you find them
and report their location to a ranger.
FOR EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.
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No horsing around. Horseback riders must stay on trails marked for horses. Everyone yields
to horses following proper trail etiquette.
Keep pets on leashes to keep them safe while protecting wildlife.
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
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