How to Mountain Bike | Palmetto State Park | Hill Country

Have you ever wanted to go Mt. Biking in a State Park? Join us for this introductory course at Palmetto State Park!

When Aug 17, 2013
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Palmetto State Park
Contact Name Lindsay Carter
Contact Email
Contact Phone 817 287 8086

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please call (817) 287-8086
Saturday, August 17 – ($3.00 entrance fee)


(Some bikes and helmets are available to borrow – 1st come 1st serve basis, please request when making a reservation)

-Meet by the CCC Refectory parking lot

-Biking Times:
10:00am; 12:00pm; 2:00pm (2-3 miles)

-Difficulty level: Beginner. Join us at Palmetto for a fun introductory class to biking in State Parks! Enjoy the park’s trails and boardwalks through the swamp-like forests that surround the San Marcos River. We will have bikes available to borrow, how to’s on basic bike maintenance, bike riding etiquette and tips on safe riding.


-Bring: Cycling helmet, drinking water and eye protection (sunglasses). You may also want to bring a snack, sunscreen and a backpack or hydration pack (i.e. Camelbak).

-Driving Directions to Palmetto State Park: (From TPWD website)

To reach the park, travel 10 miles northwest of Gonzales on U.S. Highway 183 to FM 1586, then west on FM 1586 for 2 miles to Ottine, and south on Park Road 11; or go 6 miles southeast of Luling on U.S. Highway 183, and then southwest on Park Road 11 for 2 miles.


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