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  (MARCH to JULY) 
> Next to Hamilton Pool
> Rock Climbing at Reimers Ranch

Nearby (2 miles) is Hamilton Pool Preserve. A historic swimming hole in the Texas Hill Country. A special place.  Access to the pool requires a 1/2 mile hike on a steep trail but is worth the effort.  The preserve also has a short trail to the Pedernales River. $15 dollars per vehicle.  See Hamilton Pool website for special info regarding traffic in the summer months and RESERVATIONS!!!
Also nearby (3 miles) is  Reimers Ranch Park.  This park offers world class rock climbing; 18 miles of mountain bike trails, and swimming and fishing in the Pedernales River.
Both of these parks are part of the Travis County park system.  Standard day use fees apply, ($10/vehicle, valid for both on the same day).

Also, there many wineries close by.
Hamilton Pool Vineyard (next door to  us),  Solaro Estate, and Bell Springs.
Also, Texas Hills Vineyard in Johnson City.
Driftwood Estate Winery near Wimberly, and
Spicewood Vineyards near Spicewood.

Thirty five minutes away is The Saltlick BBQ  Some of the best barbeque in Texas.  Can be very busy, with long wait times.  Near The Salt Lick is Duchman Family Winery and Trattoria Lisina restaurant.

Cypress Creek Retreat
A summer day at Hamilton Pool
Cypress Creek Retreat
8207 Hammetts Crossing Round Mountain, TX 78663  (830) 825-3111 or email