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went for a saturday drive.....

......into the Hill Country with the grandbabies and found the devils backbone. It was okay, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick B
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Round Rock, Texas
Beautiful Hill Country Views

Driving the devils backbone is always a nice drive and a good way to view all the Natural beauty... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
MARGARET H
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R.m 32, Wimberley, TX
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The interesting named Devil’s Backbone is a short beautiful stretch of twisting highway running a loop between historic old town Wimberley around Canyon Lake to Blanco. The Texas hill country road provides visiting travellers fantastic views from its steep elevations and gives a sense of...More

14  Thank charles s
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hill country, Texas, has hills, not mountains. Big vistas that are interesting, though do not expect something from Colorado. The actual part of the road that is the backbone is pretty short. We were expecting miles of curves and vistas. Left us thinking "is that...More

6  Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

......into the Hill Country with the grandbabies and found the devils backbone. It was okay, but being a past fan of the Blue Ridge Parkway it didn't really thrill me. Not that it was bad. If you keep in mind that the Hill Country is...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Driving the devils backbone is always a nice drive and a good way to view all the Natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. No matter the time of year, it's beautiful!

1  Thank MARGARET H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you can, stop at the rest stop and take in the view of the Wimberley Valley. Watch for the signs. I believe the rest area is on the East side of the road. There is parking and picnic tables. Slow down a lot before...More

Thank Diana O
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful view and drive. We had a wonderful day trip just wondering around and seeing what was around.

Thank angelfrog
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I've driven this many times between Wimberley and Blanco, always marveling at the beauty of the Texas landscape. There is nothing like this in the spring with flowers in boom - roll your windows down for the fragrant breeze !! There's a beautiful little park...More

Thank robin s
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The stretch of road is very short and there's nowhere you can stop to look at a view except this little park with a high chain link fence that has odd memorials of locks, crosses, and other things in memory of loved ones who died....More

1  Thank Lori G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We drive this route between Fredericksburg and San Marcos, TX , frequently. Rt. 32 is a good, paved , mountain road. It crosses Devils Backbone and provides beautiful views of the Texas Hill Country. However, we have noticed the vegetation is overgrown and actually blocks...More

1  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hill country, Texas, has hills, not mountains. Big vistas that are interesting, though do not expect something from Colorado. The actual part of the road that is the backbone is pretty short. We were expecting miles of curves and vistas. Left us thinking "is that...More

6  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We came down to Fredericksburg for a Motorcycle ride. It was beautiful. Beautiful weather and great scenery.

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Texas is not all flat...this surprising vista and endless sky make a great picnic setting. Once you've seen the views you can go home pleased.

Thank 384deano
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Steve R
11 September 2016|
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Response from OWL78654 | Reviewed this property |
I see your question was answered accurately. If you are looking for some more scenic driving Canyon Lake is very close. After you cross the backbone continue on Ranch Road 32 toward Blanco. Shortly RR 3424 appears, take... More
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