Hill Country Hiking Series

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$23 for REI Members

$28 for non-members

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

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


This hike will be at the Doeskin Ranch area of Balcones Canyonlands. You will receive a pre-course email from our Experiences Team before your class with more information about what to expect from the class, what to bring, where to meet, etc...

Map image of Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge - Doeskin Ranch

More directions and information

This class takes place at the Doeskin Ranch entrance of the refuge, located on FM 1174 in Bertram. From Austin, take Hwy 183 north to Hwy 29. Take 29 west for 2.4 miles, then take a slight left onto Hwy 1869 in Liberty Hill. Continue for 10 miles, then turn left onto FM 1174 S. After 2 miles, the parking lot and restrooms will be on your left. Meet the instructor(s) here. For questions, please call 877-819-3811 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm or email Austin-OS@rei.com.