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Hamilton Pool Preserve

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24300 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
+1 512-264-2740
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Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool Reserve is a gorgeous place once you get to the water... Upon arrival we paid the $16... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Interesting place to see, good hiking in the area

Clear cool water, come in the morning in the summer so you can run around and not get baked. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southlake, Texas
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“high bacteria” (42 reviews)
“bacteria levels” (26 reviews)
“short hike” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
24300 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
+1 512-264-2740
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Reviewed yesterday

Hamilton Pool Reserve is a gorgeous place once you get to the water... Upon arrival we paid the $16 per carload entry fee. We were told there would be a 1/4 mile trail leading to the pool... It was NOT like any "trail" I had...More

Thank SwissyFaye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clear cool water, come in the morning in the summer so you can run around and not get baked. We hiked the other trail to the river and enjoyed that as well. Make sure you have reservations and go to the bathroom at the trailhead...More

Thank Nikki7280
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheryl and John our great friends from St Louis and Carol and me from UK decided it would be a great idea to visit this beautiful place on our recent visit to Texas so Cheryl duly did her homework and visited various web sites to...More

4  Thank The_Brown_Bottle
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It was a blast!! So beautiful, but a little crowded. Get there at the beginning of your time slot for your pick of beach area. It's very small. Walk around the entire pool! It has amazing views!!

2  Thank Shirleyann90
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My extended family and myself visited Hamilton Pool a couple of weeks ago. The pool itself is very pretty and perfect way to cool off on a hot day. However, we overpacked for the hike down and back up (we packed chairs and an ice...More

2  Thank ournextadventureis
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It was nice to see and there were interesting things about Hamilton Pool. Hike, compared to Jacob's Well, had more terrain. Water shoes highly recommended. Waterfalls and its natural beauty was awesome. Water was not as cold, refreshing, or clear as Jacob's Well (the first...More

4  Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my two 13 year olds and my 11 year old. Beautiful scenery, but not a lot to do. Very small seating area. Walk down to swimming area was not too difficult for us, but would be kinda long if you are carrying coolers,...More

Thank 6isenoughforme
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

First thing you've got to do is make a reservation, we had to book months in advance to get a Saturday at the pool, none the less it was worth it, and it was nice to be somewhere on a Saturday and it not be...More

2  Thank Angelica F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The pool and water are amazing, the path can be steep in some places and it isn't bad going down but going back up is a pretty good workout. The staff entering the park were short and rude, the parking is tight, but luckily you...More

2  Thank Nightstalker50
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Brings back great memories of UT in the spring 1963-1968. The grass hillside was covered with kids enjoying Spring cold fresh water and beauty of the Austin Hill Country. Great time and wonderful experiences, all a part of the UT education.

Thank francesmU1610LB
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1 October 2017|
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Response from Runningnurse71 | Reviewed this property |
No restrictions in camera equipments etc.
1 September 2017|
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Response from ajr41 | Reviewed this property |
not really close.They prohibit parking on the road going in. If I remember correctly there is a Plaza about 15 mins away though. You'd have to Google map the area though. I'm not from there. only been once
Erika H
6 August 2017|
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Response from DaisyMoonshadow | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are made per vehicle. The number/ages of people inside your vehicle doesn't matter. The parking space is limited to a certain number of cars, but the swim area does not limit the number of people. They have... More