24 May . 2019
What Sweetwater trail are you? Take our quiz to find out
Sweetwater’s community trail system extends for approximately 10 miles and includes 5 distinct trail segments, from easy Greenbelt Trail to challenging Canyon Trail.
One thing our trails all have in common is beautiful Hill Country scenery, with terrain that traverses rugged canyons, high ridges and creek crossings. Along the way, you’ll enjoy natural features such as waterfalls, grottoes, wildflower meadows and old windmills.
Which Sweetwater trail would you be likely to enjoy most? Take our fun quiz to find out.
Here’s a little more background on Sweetwater’s trails, part of more than 700 acres our community devotes to parks, recreation and natural open space.
Sunset Trail – Rated as Difficult, this .4-mile trail treats residents to diverse scenery, including three waterfalls and a wildflower meadow.
Canyon Trail – Also rated Difficult, the 1-mile trail offers rugged scenery amid steep slopes and low water crossings.
Limestone Falls Trail – Rated Moderate, this 1-mile trail leads to one of Sweetwater’s most scenic secrets, a natural waterfall and pond with a limestone bottom and crystal-clear water. The Picnic Rock is a popular spot to rest and enjoy a snack.
Greenbelt Trail – Rated Low for difficulty, this popular .7-mile trail is easily accessible for all Sweetwater residents. A neighborhood park with a playground lies between the two trailheads.
Maidenhair Trail – This .7-mile trail is rated Moderate and includes a scenic waterfall and grotto, a centuries-old Texas Madrone tree, a wildflower meadow, and an old windmill and water tank from the land’s ranch heritage. It also has one of the community’s highest lookout points.
Learn more about our trails with our video, trail map, photo gallery and more.
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