Lost Maples State Natural Area

Eclipse viewing


Fall along the riverThe park showcases many Edwards Plateau plants and animals.

Lost Maples holds steep and rugged limestone canyons, springs, plateau grasslands, wooded slopes and clear streams. The fall foliage of our large, isolated stand of uncommon Uvalde bigtooth maples can be spectacular.

The foliage changes color the last two weeks of October through the first two weeks of November, de­pend­ing on the weather. The park is very popular during the fall and is often crowded.

Note: Schedule trips during the weekdays, if possible, as we only have space for 250 cars.

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Golden-cheeked warbler above, black-capped vireo below

Look year-round for rare species of birds, such as the green kingfisher. Black-capped vireos and golden-cheeked warblers nest and feed in the park in spring and early summer.

Other wildlife includes gray fox, white-tailed deer, armadillo, raccoon, bobcat, rock squirrel and javelina.

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