Outdoor Activities & Recreation – The Willows

Golf

Boot Ranch Golf Club

1447 Boot Ranch Circle

Fredericksburg, TX 78624-6979

18 holes over 7,250 yards with a par of 71 (Private Non-Equity). 2 miles from the center of Fredericksburg.

 

Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course

341 Golfers Loop

Fredericksburg, TX 78624-8296

18 holes over 6,432 yards with a par of 72 (Municipal). 11 miles from the center of Fredericksburg.

Farms & Vineyards

Wildseed Farms

425 Wildflower Hills

Fredericksburg TX 78624

Visit the world’s largest working wildflower farm. Here you will find over 200 acres of wildflowers from spring though the first frost. Springtime visitors will likely see Texas bluebonnets, red corn poppies, phlox, and a gorgeous array of other spring flowers. Summer visitors will enjoy cosmos, sunflowers, zinnias and other warm weather bloomers. Visitors may take a self guided tour of the flowers and cut your own bouquet to take home! Also visit the Butterfly Haus, a 3,000 square foot home to several species of Texas native butterflies.

Wine Route

Make your destination the “Wine Country of Texas” located deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country! The warm, sun drenched wine regions of Texas, with their alkaline soils, produce wines with the acidity and structure characteristic of French wines, balanced with a rich fruitiness reminiscent of California varieties.

Other Activities

Rock Climbing

The pink granite domes of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area estimated to be over one billion years old provides one of the best rock climbing venues in all of Texas.

Hunting

The Hill Country region of Texas is home to many native and exotic species of animals which allow almost year-round hunting opportunities, the most popular being the white tail deer. Turkey, doves, and quail can be found in this region. Also, there are many exotic animals abundant in the area including axis deer, blackbuck antelope, fallow deer, sika deer, and feral hogs.

Fishing

Fishing Opportunities are available in Texas Hill Country state parks and area lakes. Such as Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. Fishing is allowed along Live Oak Creek throughout the park, except within the golf course.  For safety reasons, no fishing is allowed from the bridge.  Watercraft without motors are allowed on the creek.

Motorcycle Riding

The roads in the Texas Hill Country area offer spectacular scenic views and exciting riding for the novice and expert alike. For the motorcycle touring and cruiser rider, the Texas Hill Country offers enjoyable riding with many interesting and historic places to visit along the way.