Mountains

Y'all!

So, what do mountains have to do with the Texas Hill Country? Plenty, y'all. Here's a list and preview of the most fascinating.

Granite Mountain was on the Austin and Northwestern Railroad and Farm Road 1431 three miles west of Marble Falls in southwestern Burnet County.

-Handbook of Texas

According to local oral tradition, the name "Babyhead" was given to the mountain in this area in the 1850s, when a small child was killed by Indians and its remains left on the mountain.

Round Mountain is uncommonly rich in both natural beauty and history. It offers the breathtaking landscape of Texas Hill Country, from tangerine sunsets to star-filled nights.

ranges from flat to rolling to steep, locally dissected and covered with soils that vary from shallow and stony to sandy and clay loams.


Named after the saddle-like appearance provided by twin peaks, it’s famous for the region’s last Battle with Indians in 1873.


The only mountain bike park in Texas offering lift-served trails. Spider Mountain is the only year-round lift served bike park in North America.