We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cross Mountain Park

Fredericksburg, TX
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice overlook

Stopped to see this after visiting the Enchanted Rock. Nice overlook of the city. Doesn't take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarkHouston_Texas
,
Houston, Texas
Great View

The climb to the top is quite long but it is worth it. I was not prepared to make the climb and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
TLBowman
,
San Antonio, Texas
Read all 34 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“degree view” (3 reviews)
“gravel path” (2 reviews)
“short hike” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Fredericksburg, TX
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (34)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped to see this after visiting the Enchanted Rock. Nice overlook of the city. Doesn't take long to see, bring binoculars if you want to see details.

Thank MarkHouston_Texas
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The climb to the top is quite long but it is worth it. I was not prepared to make the climb and only had on sandals. Be sure to wear sturdier shoes as some of the trail up is quite rocky, steep and uneven. There...More

Thank TLBowman
Reviewed 1 April 2017

While my wife and I were visiting Fredericksburg and staying in the Hampton Inn she saw an article in a magazine about Cross Mountain. This struck our interest as we have been in and around Fredericksburg for over 30 years and had never heard of...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The views. Oh, the views. This little gem just right outside of town is a fantastic activity. A super easy hike ending with some of the most amazing views you can imagine (without going all the way out to the Rock). Entrance is free, parking...More

1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I live in the area and really like this little park. The zig-zag fence entrance is weird, but the trails themselves and the views are nice and relaxing. I really like that there are a couple of places to sit to enjoy the view.

1  Thank 620christy
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really cool little place to stop. It's pretty quick, but you get some really cool views from the top. I love that there is a Cross mountain here. Thank you!

1  Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Ample parking. Very easy hike. I would definitely NOT wear sandals or thin shoes. It's all ROCK. My mom and I hiked up the trail maybe took 10 minutes and hid behind a tree til my brother brought up his girlfriend and proposed to her......More

1  Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Short, steep hike up to large, old cross on the top of the mountain. 360 degree view at the top. Has several places to sit if you want a lunch spot with a beautiful view of the hill country.

Thank Life_Tourist
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We saw this online and decided to try it out. We went in the morning and hiked up the hill. It's not a hard hike and only takes 5-10 min. to get to the top. It is a pretty view and the quiet is enjoyable.

Thank 528Mom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We saw signs for this place on our way back from the Enchanted rock. After looking up some information, we decided to visit before dinner time. It is a short hike (5 min at the most) but it's worth taking because of a pretty view...More

Thank sumanuta
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 hotels in Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg Hill Country Hotel
131 reviews
1.98 km away
Dietzel Motel
121 reviews
2.03 km away
115 Austin Place
15 reviews
2.14 km away
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
943 reviews
2.74 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Clear River Pecan Bakery, Sandwiches and Ice Cream
469 reviews
2.21 km away
Old German Bakery and Restaurant
1,254 reviews
2.01 km away
Hondo's on Main
770 reviews
1.92 km away
Crossroads Saloon & Steakhouse
504 reviews
1.98 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Blanco County Courthouse
25 reviews
1.93 km away
Pioneer Museum Complex
261 reviews
1.96 km away
Vereins Kirche Museum
80 reviews
2.00 km away
Good Art Company Art Gallery
43 reviews
1.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cross Mountain Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit