Posts Tagged ‘swimming hole

Krause Springs

In: Outdoors

13 Aug 2015

(map) Lake Travis may be low at times, but this old-school Texas swimming hole is always full of cool, clear water. The perfect way to cool off on a hot weekend! Drive through an old-fashioned gate and then down a meandering dirt road that winds through huge oak trees. The Krause (pronounced Krow-see) family has

(map) The award-winning movie, “The Tree of Life,” features this ethereally beautiful place, and you can see why. The pool is like some lush, exotic place across the world. Yet it’s just a short drive away. (And a hike. More on that later.) On its way to the Pedernales River, Hamilton Creek spills into this […]

Slab Road

In: Outdoors

8 Jun 2013

(map) The slab is a popular swimming hole where the crystal-clear Llano River courses over a giant slab of pink granite. The road, actually FM 3404, bisects the swimming hole. The shallow pools make great spots to just hang out and chill. BYOB.


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