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At least once in your lifetime, you should visit one of the most beautiful places on earth…Hamilton Pool.

You'll need to make a reservation:

Hamilton Pool Preserve is a recreational destination, with unparalleled natural beauty.

But if you don’t have a reservation, don’t even try to drive all the way.  You need to make a reservation well in advance (we’re talking a month or two).  So you have to plan.  Also it is not guaranteed that when you get there you would be able to swim in the pool, but it does make for spectacular photo opportunities and it still is well worth a visit.


Give yourself enough time to explore

The pool is situated on about 232 acres of nature park.  You’ll need a minimum of at least 1 Hour to explore.  We would suggest more.

Activities and Amenities

  • Hiking trails
  • Picnic tables
  • There are portable toilets
  • Swimming (not guaranteed with reservation due to conditions)
  • Guided hikes available
  • Educational Programs available
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Where To find it

24300 Hamilton Road
Dripping Springs, Texas, 78620

There a lot of things you should know before you go. 

You should visit their website and get all the latest updated information.  You can also make your online reservation here.

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Take time to just be…

Travel Tips for you visit to Hamilton Pool

  • Going early morning (the 09H00 to 12H30 pm slot), is a good idea.
  • Bring your own drinking water.
  • Good hiking boots or comfortable shoes.
  • Sun hat / sunscreen
  • You can bring a picnic (snacks to eat)

Although you can bring your food and have a picnic, the following are strictly prohibited:

  • Camping
  • Cooking
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Glass containers
  • Ground fires
  • Pets
  • Public display of consumption of alcohol
  • Tobacco products
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Did you know? - Something very interesting about Hamilton Pool

“Hamilton Pool is known as a collapsed grotto. The overlying limestone is more resistant to erosion than the underlying rock. During flood events the lower rock gets eroded more than the rock above. Eventually this causes a large overhang that is immediately obvious to visitors at the pool. As the erosion process continues, the overhang will eventually collapse and the process will begin again, with the waterfall moving upstream a little with each collapse. This erosional process has been occurring for roughly 100,000 years, with the waterfall moving up the canyon roughly three-quarters of a mile in that time.”

– parks.traviscounty

Also read more about visiting the San Antonio River Walk.

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