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Lockhart State Park Guided Hike

May 20 @ 3:02 am UTC-6

Within easy driving distance of both Austin and San Antonio you’ll find a quiet getaway: Lockhart State Park. Come for a morning of golf, an after­noon swim, an evening hike, or an overnight campout. See you soon!

Things to Do

Spend a relaxing night camping under the stars. Tee off on our historic golf course. Look for geocaches and wildlife while exploring our trails. Try your luck fishing in Clear Fork Creek year-round, and swim in our pool in summer. Pick up a souvenir at our park store.

Admire the waterfall as you drive Park Road 10. Continue to the top of the hill and take in the view from the terrace of the historic recreation hall. (You can reserve that hall for your next meeting or reunion!)


Play golf at the nine-hole golf course built by the Works Progress Ad­mini­stration and the Civilian Conservation Corps over 80 years ago. Green fees are $9 on weekdays and $11 on weekends and holidays. Bring your own equipment, or rent from us:

  • Electric carts:  Nine holes – $11; 18 holes – $16
  • Golf club pull-cart – $3
  • Golf clubs –  $7


Walk or bike our trails to see the wild side of the park. Stroll the easy Clear Fork Trail for views of the creek, plants, wild­life, and check dams built by the CCC to create fishing holes. Or hike the short but challenging Persimmon Trail.


Anglers catch sunfish, catfish and bass in Clear Fork Creek. We loan fishing gear for use in the park. You do not need a fishing license to fish here.


Reserve a campsite with water and electricity or full hookups.

New Deal Work Programs

Men of the CCC and the WPA began building this park over 80 years ago. Learn more about their work on our History page.


We welcome volunteers to host in our campground, help with educational programs and maintenance, and more! Visit the Volunteer page to find out how you can help.

Ranger Programs

We give programs on a variety of topics, from nature and history to outdoor skills. Check our Events page for up­coming programs, or contact the park to arrange a private program.

Connect with us on Facebook.

Kids: Become a Junior Ranger!

  • Pick up a free Junior Ranger Activity Journal at head­quarters. Complete tasks to earn a badge.
  • Borrow a Junior Ranger Explorer Pack, loaded with tools for exploring the park.

Homeschoolers: We give programs for home-schooled students from September to April. Check our Events page for upcoming classes.

Teachers: We offer hands-on field trips on a variety of topics – from science experiments to archery. Contact the park to arrange your next class trip.

Area Attractions

Barbecue! The state legislature des­ig­nated the city of Lockhart as the “Barbecue Capital of Texas” in 1999.

Lockhart offers shopping, restaurants, and more.


May 20, 2024
3:02 am UTC-6