Sabinal River in Texas

Sabinal River Lost Maple SP

Sabinal River in Texas is included in the Nationwide Rivers Inventory (NRI). This means that it is one of the free-flowing, relatively undisturbed river segments in the US. Because of its outstanding recreation, environmental, wildlife, and aquatic life values, it is a significant river system in the region.

Sabinal River

The Sabinal river in Texas

The river traverses flat to rolling terrain, and runs underground in some regions. It begins and rises in the steep and narrow limestone canyons of Lost Maples State Natural Area northwest of San Antonio, where it is fed by three streams and creeks.

Sabinal River Lost Maple SP

We went to Lost Maples State Natural Area to camp out in the weekend.  We have this drive to round the state parks in Texas. And this time, we decided to give LMSN area a visit and camp out. Lost Maples was spectacular, with beautiful fall foliage starting mid-October; the bright canyon walls, and the naturally-functioning Sabinal river in Texas.

Sabinal River in Texas

This was a part of the river that runs through Lost Maples State Natural area in Vanderpool, Texas. This place is good for hiking, and for many family activities and hobbies, including camping. You can follow the river through good trails, or detour to the hills up to the scenic overlook at the top of a 2,200-foot cliff. The view from the top of the overlook is so worth it!

Sabinal River in Lost Maple SP

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