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Explore the Lost Maples State Natural Area

Explore the Lost Maples State Natural Area

Lost Maples State Natural Area, nestled in the Texas Hill Country, is a treasure chest of unique beauty that transforms each season. In autumn, the landscape bursts into a kaleidoscope of reds, oranges, and yellows, drawing visitors from all corners. Spring brings a carpet of wildflowers, while summer offers a cool sanctuary under the shade of majestic trees. Your gateway to this natural wonder is Frio Country Resort, one of the best places to stay near Lost Maples State Park. Situated along the Frio River, this delightful retreat offers a range of comfortable options, from lavish cabins to vacation homes and spacious RV sites, making it the perfect base for your Texas Hill Country adventures.

Take a Hike Through Lost Maples State Natural Area

Embarking on a hike in Lost Maples State Park is an exhilarating adventure, akin to stepping into a postcard of the picturesque Texas Hill Country. With over 10 miles of trails to explore, there’s something for every hiker. The hiking loop leads to a breathtaking 2,200-foot cliff, offering a challenging yet rewarding experience. The East Trail treats hikers to panoramic views and a glimpse of the spring-fed Sabinal River, while the Maple Trail is a short and easy hike that showcases the unique bigtooth maple trees. The West Trail leads to the cool and shady Mystic Canyon area, a haven of stunning views. 

Enjoy Fishing in the Sabinal River or Can Creek

Planning a fishing trip in Lost Maples State Natural Area offers a serene and immersive experience amidst the rugged beauty of the Texas Hill Country. The Sabinal River, which winds its way through the heart of Lost Maples State Park, is the primary fishing destination within the park. It’s clear, cool waters are home to various fish species, making it a favorite fishing spot for both novice and seasoned anglers alike. You can also cast a line in Can Creek. A big perk of fishing in Lost Maples State Park is that you do not need to get a fishing license when fishing from a pier or shore in a Texas state park or natural area.

Texas Hill Country Birding in Lost Maples State Natural Area

Bird watching in Lost Maples State Natural Area is a captivating and enchanting adventure, drawing enthusiasts from far and wide to immerse themselves in the diverse avian habitats of the Texas Hill Country. Vibrant songbirds such as painted buntings, golden-cheeked warblers, and black-capped vireos fill the air with their enchanting songs. You can download the Field Checklist PDF for more information on the birds in Lost Maples State Park.

After a day of exploration, return to the Frio Country Resort to unwind and recharge!

Book Your Stay for the Frio River Music Fest

Book Your Stay for the Frio River Music Fest

Staying at Frio Country Resort for the Frio River Music Fest is like stepping into an immersive experience where the soothing sounds of the river harmonize with the melodies of live music, creating an atmosphere of pure enchantment. Our Frio River resort boasts a charming blend of lodging options from cozy cabins, RV sites, and spacious home rentals, each providing a comfortable retreat after a day filled with music and adventure.

Experience Music Festivals in the Texas Hill Country

The Frio River Music Fest is a celebration of music, community, and the great outdoors held near the scenic banks of the Frio River in Texas. This lively festival brings together musicians and music lovers from all walks of life for a weekend of unforgettable performances, relaxation, and fun. Attendees are able to escape the daily stressors of everyday life and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature while enjoying a lively lineup of musical acts.

Join in the 2024 Frio River Music Fest

When: March 14-16, 2024

Where: House Pasture Cattle Company

2024 Frio River Music Fest Performers 

Pat Green: Join in the fun of watching this Grammy-nominated country singer-songwriter from Texas.

Ryan Bingham: Enjoy a musical performance of multiple genres at the Frio River Music Fest. 

Josh Abbott Band: Dance the night away with this band that originated in Texas.

Ticket/Pass Options 

The VIP pass amenities include having access to the Honky Tonk VIP Trailer, a private bar, a side stage view, an outdoor seating lounge area, snacks, and private restroom facilities. The cost for VIP passes does not include the ticket price. Below are the ticket and pass prices for the 2024 Frio River Music Fest: 

– Three Day Admission – $120

– Three-Day VIP Pass – $350

– Pat Green Single Day Admission – $35

– Pat Green VIP Pass – $150

– Ryan Bingham Single Day Admission – $50

– Ryan Bingham VIP Pass – $200

– Josh Abbott Band Single Day Admission – $35 

– Josh Abbott Band VIP Pass – $150

Find your home away from home at Frio Country Resort while you’re in town for the Frio River Music Fest!

Book Your Stay for the Total Solar Eclipse in Texas

Book Your Stay for the Total Solar Eclipse in Texas

Watching a total solar eclipse by the Texas Frio River is an awe-inspiring experience that immerses you in the indescribable beauty of the universe. Witnessing such an otherworldly event at a place like Frio Country Resort, nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, adds an extra dose of magic and enchantment. Our cabins and other lodging options on or near the Frio River are among the best places to stay for the total solar eclipse. With over 30 acres along the Frio River and over 35 years of experience welcoming guests to our slice of paradise, you are sure to create memories you will cherish for a lifetime!

Why the Total Solar Eclipse in 2024 Is a Must-See Event

There are four different types of solar eclipses, where the moon casts a dark shadow on the Earth that either partially or completely covers the sun as people on Earth observe it. Witnessing a total solar eclipse is an ethereal experience where the sun is completely covered. Total solar eclipses happen roughly once every 18 months but can only be seen in certain locations. Garner State Park in the Concan, TX, area is one of the best spots to see the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.

View the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in the Texas Hill Country

Book your stay at Frio Country Resort to get a front row seat to the 2024 total solar eclipse in the enchanting Texas Hill Country. You can visit the Great American Eclipse website for more information on upcoming solar eclipses and safety practices. One of the most important safety precautions you can take is to protect your eyes with eclipse glasses

Stay at Frio Country Resort for the Total Solar Eclipse

Whether you’re passionate about astronomy or simply someone looking to witness a rare and magical event, Frio Country Resort provides the perfect setting for experiencing the awe-inspiring spectacle of a total solar eclipse in the Texas Hill Country. Those who witness the total solar eclipse at Frio Country Resort, will have memories of the total solar eclipse that will linger on. This experience will be a reminder of the wonder and beauty of the universe that will be treasured forever. 

How To Capture Striking Photos at Garner State Park in Texas

Garner State Park is one of the most enchanting natural treasures found in the Texas Hill Country. With its iconic Frio River, scenic hiking trails, and breathtaking landscapes, you’ll want to be able to treasure the wonderful sights of Garner State Park forever with high-quality photos. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or want to share your travels with your friends and family on social media, this guide by Frio Country Resort will help you make the most of your visit to Garner State Park and ensure you capture the essence of its beauty. We are one of the best places to stay near Garner State Park and offer an impressive selection of Frio River cabins, RV sites, and vacation homes perfect for hosting your stay!

4 Tips for Instagram-Worthy Photos of Garner State Park

1. Don’t Miss Out on the Golden Hour

The Golden Hour is an ideal time to capture striking photos at Garner State Park in Concan, Texas. The golden hues and soft lighting of sunrise and sunset can transform the landscape into a photographer’s dream.

2. Capture Photos of the Frio River in Garner State Park

The Frio River is one of the many pearls and treasures of Garner State Park, offering a wealth of opportunities for captivating photos. Whether you’re photographing the reflections of towering bald cypress trees on the water’s surface or the pure joy expressed by people tubing down the river, the Frio River provides endless inspiration. 

3. Hike the Garner State Park Trails for a Birds-Eye View

Garner State Park features an array of hiking trails with overlooks that provide stunning panoramic views that make excellent backdrops for group photos or to be photographed alone. Hiking the challenging Old Baldy Trail will end with the reward of breathtaking views of the Frio River canyon.

4. Take Photos of the Vibrant Garner State Park Wildlife

Snap photos of the vibrant wildlife that calls Garner State Park home. Some creatures you might find include white-tailed deer, endangered golden-cheeked warblers, black-capped vireos, and mourning doves. Some of the plants at Garner State Park include bald cypress trees that can live up to 600 years and are 120 feet high. Depending on the season, Texas madrone trees are adorned with white flowers and red or orange berries. A trip to Garner State Park is something you’ll want to treasure forever by capturing stunning photos.

Book your unforgettable trip today with Frio Country Resort!

Spend the Holidays in a Texas Frio River Cabin

Spending the holidays in a Texas Frio River cabin rental is a magical experience, uniting the rustic charm of a wilderness getaway with the warmth of festive traditions with loved ones. Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, the Frio River region provides a sense of tranquility that makes it the perfect setting for a holiday escape. Choose your ideal holiday rental from the lovely Frio River cabins at Frio Country Resort in Concan, TX. 

Frio Country Resort offers a range of accommodation options perfect for families both big and small. The cabins are tastefully decorated featuring modern amenities. Whip up your family’s most beloved holiday treats in fully equipped kitchens. Enjoy family bonding activities like board games and movies in the spacious living areas. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Frio River and the surrounding landscape on your cabin’s porch. 

P.S…If RV sites and vacation homes are more your style, Frio Country Resort also has plenty of those in stock!

3 Reasons To Spend the Holidays in Concan, Texas

There Are Plenty of Outdoor Activities Year-Round

While the days might be shorter and the temperatures cooler during the holidays, there are still plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Concan, TX. Hiking trails, bird watching, and nature walks are popular during the day, allowing you to soak in the distinctive beauty and charm of the Texas Hill Country. You could also simply sit by the Frio River with a warm cup of cocoa.

Bond With Loved Ones During the Holidays in Concan, Texas

Ultimately, spending the holidays in a cabin rental on the Texas Frio River is an opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and grind of everyday life and connect with loved ones. Whether it’s with family or friends, these cabins provide a serene environment for quality time together, free from distractions. Spending time with loved ones comes with perks, such as stress resistance, longer lifespans, improved mental health, and stronger cardiovascular health. 

The Healing Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

With all the screen time of modern living, there’s nothing quite like spending time completely immersed in nature. Studies have shown that spending time in nature has many healing benefits. Spending time in nature can increase focus, boost working memory, reduce stress, promote child cognitive development, and more. It can also promote happiness and prevent mental health issues. Spend the holidays completely engulfed in the stunning Texas Hill Country. 

Book your stay at Frio Country Resort to spend the holidays immersed in the Texas Hill Country!

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