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Great Scenery

Fantastic local scenery anytime of the year. Recommend taking the time to explore and enjoy. Lots... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Garry M
Orillia, Canada
road trip

Living nearby this is an excellent place for a visit and the mountains are beautiful. There is a... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Wimberley, Texas
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Fantastic local scenery anytime of the year. Recommend taking the time to explore and enjoy. Lots of interesting sights and towns to enjoy along the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Garry M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Living nearby this is an excellent place for a visit and the mountains are beautiful. There is a roadside picnic area on the north side for parking for a picnic. Watch out for the busy highway nearby and kids or pets don't get loose.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stubbs201
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I have been driving this road on a regular basis for years and am still fascinated with the view. Definitely stop at the lookout on the north side of the road and soak up the view, as it's fantastic!.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve K
Reviewed 11 November 2018

......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

Date of experience: November 2018
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!

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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