Hill Country Hiking Series

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$20 for REI Members

$25 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Group size 9 people
  • Instructor REI Experiences Guide

Beloved by locals, the Texas Hill Country offers pristine wilderness, invigorating hiking, and limitless tranquility. This is a special region full of hidden springs, wildlife sanctuaries, and towering Oak trees. Join us as we explore some of our favorite hikes throughout this rolling landscape. We'll explore this vast and varied landscape while keeping an eye out for the critters that call this area home. Each trail we visit is one of our favorite places and offers an opportunity for you to experience what makes it so unique. Each hike is different, and you'll need to be prepared to walk over potentially steep, uneven terrain. We love this region, and are pretty sure you will too!

  • Trail exposure
  • Meet fellow trail enthusiasts

What to bring with you


You will receive a pre-course email from our Austin Outdoor School Staff 2-3 days before your class with more information about what to expect from the class, what to bring, where to meet, etc...

Map image of Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve

More directions and information

The Wild Basin entrance is directly off of Hwy 360 on the east side of the road. Park anywhere and meet the instructor at the trailhead near the visitors' center at the top of the hill. There is a $3 cash entry fee at the park. For questions, please call 877-819-3811 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm or email Austin-OS@rei.com.