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Discover the Beauty & Majesty of the Texas Hill Country

Come visit Bandera Crossing Resort, in the heart of the Hill Country.  Our property has so much to explore!  Bandera Crossing is a designated Wildlife Management area.  Come walk the property and nature trails. Enjoy horseback riding, scenic drives, hiking and biking, kayaking and tubing, dark-sky stargazing, and many more activities when you stay at Bandera Crossing Resort.

Bandera City Park

Bandera City Park offers a variety of fun activities. There's picnic areas with pavilions and BBQ pits, perfect for a family get-together. Swim, fish, relax in the sun, explore the fascinating wildlife and enjoy the beautiful view of Medina River.

Bandera General Store

This fascinating store is filled with a collection of antiques and sells a variety of things ranging from salsa to cowboy hats. Check out the old fashioned soda fountain or purchase a nice, refreshing ice cream cone. Different flavors of salsas and jams are sold exclusively here at Bandera General Store.

Bandera Natural History Museum

Bandera Natural History Museum is a fun place for all ages. Step into the past and dig up dinosaur bones in the bone digging station or stop by the Twiga Cafe. This amazing museum focuses on education and entertainment for everyone.

Frontier Times Museum

Come and see the amazing discoveries and oddities from the past. Frontier Times Museum is an eye-catching attraction with a collection of intriguing items such as the two-faced goat, the very first piano brought to Bandera, and a collection of fossils and arrow heads. This magnificent museum teaches about the curiosities of the early history of Bandera.

Garner State Park

Garner State Park is the perfect place to camp and hike. Spend the weekend swimming, fishing or canoeing in the Frio River and enjoy the stunning view of the wildlife. Garner State Park also offers equipment rentals, barbecue pits, miniature golf and so much more.

Government Canyon State Natural Area

Government Canyon State Natural Area has so much to offer with more than 40 miles of trails, some of which have the only known dinosaur tracks in Bexar County. Admire the scenery on a relaxing picnic or enjoy the variety of fun activities such as hiking, geocaching, camping, and more.

Hill Country State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area offers a wide range of fun things to do in the outdoors. Some of the best activities include camping , hiking and horseback riding. The hiking trails range from easy to difficult, giving you the option to choose a steeper trail or a more easygoing path. Bring your own horse for a ride through the prairie with proper stalls and water troughs provided.

Lost Maples State Natural Area

Lost Maples State Natural Area is known for the beautiful autumn colors. It's the perfect place to admire nature on a relaxing hike or staying the night in a campsite which includes water and electricity. Bird watch during the day and stargaze during the night.

Lost Maples Winery

Lost Maples Winery offers outdoor seating for you to enjoy the beautiful view. The different flavors of red and white wines are sure to satisfy. Try out the savory taste of the grapefruit and citrus wine or the velvety blackberry.

Medina Lake

There's so much to explore at Medina Lake. While staying at the offered campsites, Medina Lake gives you the options to bike, fish, hunt, hike, and so much more. Another popular activity available is birding, you could have the chance to bird watch during spring migration or summer nesting.

Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park has unique activities for your enjoyment. Come and participate in Bat Emergence and attend the nightly educational presentations, watch as the bats emerge during the night out of their tunnel. Take a hike and go bird watching on the half-mile trail.

Utopia City Park

There's always something to do at Utopia City Park. Enjoy swimming, fishing or canoeing in the lake or have a picnic at your campsite. It even offers a huge dance floor and a stage with plenty of space for kids to run and play.
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Nearby Towns

We have a number of small towns, nearby, that you might want to visit when you stay at Bandera Crossing Resort.