Lick Creek Trail
The trail about Lick Creek near College Station in TX, was one of the highlights of a trip to the Deep South. This quiet, excellent trail makes for a beautiful getaway that’s near some of the best scenery in all of Texas. It goes right by the Lake Lanier outside of town, so you can enjoy the refreshing water and breathtakingly beautiful landscape that makes for a picturesque escape. You will also find some of the most beautiful wildflowers in the Southeast Texas region, as well as a wide variety of oak trees and other plants.
The entire trail is about seven miles long, with lots of beautiful views of the surrounding area and the majestic mountains of the Great Smoky Mountains. This walking & biking trail has restrooms, drinking water, and beautiful lakes and outposts. Some outposts include fire rings, observation towers, picnic areas, and shelters for hikers and bikers. This is one of the most fully-equipped parks in all of Texas, with everything you could ever need for an enjoyable outdoor adventure.
This trail is very much like many others in the Deep South area, which means that you can expect fantastic scenery throughout. The trailhead at the park has a vast parking lot, which has shuttle buses that bring visitors downtown and the trailhead. The trailhead has restrooms, picnic areas, and shady pavilions that often stay overnight or even daily during the summer months. There are also facilities to rent cottages, trailer homes, or even apartments in College Station! This is convenient for out-of-town visitors who aren’t staying at one of the hotels in College Station, TX.
Another great feature of this park is the Lady Bird Sanctuary. Located right next to the trailhead, this tourist attraction offers people the chance to observe several species of birds that can be seen only at Lick Creek Park. This is an excellent way to learn more about the area’s natural wildlife and perhaps get a few new friends interested in nature in College Station, TX.
A few miles further on the park road is the Bureau of Wildlife’s wildlife refuge. Here, you’ll find several different types of species of wildlife, as well as the only butterfly sanctuary in Texas. The Bureau of Wildlife keeps the wildlife population safe from damage due to habitat loss and habitat deterioration. It is a very eco-friendly park that allows you to enjoy quiet and comfortable strolls along the water with your dog or horse, strolling through the park’s natural terrain.
Go on the Cedar Creek Trail for a more strenuous hike, around two.5 miles round trip. This section of the trail goes around an excellent round the bend, then goes right back towards the road. At the end of this route, the course goes back on the road for a short distance. Back on the road, turn left and cross a small bridge. From here, the trail goes down to a second bridge across a creek and back on the road again. This route allows you to stay in the park’s center and hike in a mostly shaded portion of the park with the sounds of nature in the background.