1816 Martin Luther King Jr.
Copperas Cove, TX 76522
Phone: (254) 518-8840
Fax: (254) 518-8838
The Mother Neff State Park spreads across 259 acres (105 hectares) of land. Situated on the banks of the River Leon, the serene waters adds to the beauty of the park. It is a popular spot for several recreational activities such as river rafting, fishing, camping, hiking and picnicking. A guided tour is offered to get visitors more acquainted with the historic site.
Best of The West Range is the place to be, if you like some shooting and outdoor activities. Located at West State Highway 29, it offers packages for shooting targets and classes for the same. A lot of events related to shooting and aiming are conducted here on a regular basis. Non-members can also participate and hone their shooting skills here. To see their list of upcoming events, or for detailed information, please log on to the website.
Located off the Highway 29 in Liberty Hill, about 40 miles (64.37 kilometers) from Downtown Austin, Best of the West is a premiere shooting range. Offering a great rifle range, trap shooting range, skeet shooting ranges, pistol lanes, Best of the West leaves no stone unturned when it comes to a fun day shootin'! While providing a fantastic range of shooting practice, the facility also hosts a number of matches for competitive shooting throughout the year.
After being sealed for over 10,000 years, this cave was discovered in 1963 when a group of workers were digging to build a highway overpass. Daily tours are available and last just over an hour. The cave stays a comfortable 72 degrees Farenheit year-round, and features not only beautiful rock formations but also the remains of prehistoric mastodons, saber-tooth cats and other ice age animals. After your tour, enjoy the shaded picnic area with a playscape for children.
Robin Bledsoe Park is located on 16 acres (6.4 hectares) and features a variety of amenities that make for a great day out. For those who like to stay active, there's a swimming pool, soccer fields, baseball fields, a basketball court, and a walking trail. Other entertainment includes an amphitheater, barbecue grills, a water playground safe for kids of all ages, and a pavilion.
A gorgeous green space, Southwest Williamson County Regional Park is spread over 800 acres (323.74 hectares) in the beautiful city of Leander. The huge park is home to eleven soccer fields, eight tennis courts, two softball fields, six basketball courts and a football field. Apart from playing games here, you can choose to ride a cycle, go walking, or simply sit under the shady trees and enjoy the nature.
If you enjoy shooting as a sport or passtime, then a visit to Copperhead Creek Shooting Club, will please you in more ways than one. Located at 7030 East Farm to Market, it lies in the charming city of Marble Falls. A fully-equipped shooting club, it is open to everyone. While here, you can try your hand pistol, shotgun and rifle shooting, apart from taking classes to hone your skills. A family-friendly club, it hosts regular events, to entertain its guests. To know their prices and safety information, please have a look at the website.
First formed several thousand years ago, Longhorn Cavern is the highlight of this Texas State Park. Throughout the years, the limestone cavern has housed Comanche Indians, served as a Confederate Army stronghold, and may have been a hiding place of notorious Texas outlaw, Sam Bass. Longhorn Cavern State Park offers daily tours of the cavern, as well as other themed and special interest events such as the geology, paranormal, and photography tours, which are offered monthly or by appointment.
A beautiful green space amidst the city, Old Settlers Park is the perfect choice, to spend a day outdoors. With facilities like playgrounds, trails and lake for fishing, this place is often filled with locals and tourists throughout the year. Nice and sunny atmosphere makes up for a perfect picnic spot, just to hang around the shady trees, or play a game of baseball.
This public golf course set in the beautiful Texas hill country opened in 1991. The Dick Phelp-designed 18-hole course utilizes the ProShot Yardage System with Global Positioning Satellites that guide the players around the course. Offering pin distance information and helpful tips from the professionals, this small computer system is equipped on all EZGO-Carts. Stop in and visit the on-site pro shop or try out the 3-tiered driving range. Green fees include the cost of cart rental.
Bar K Park is a small green space located at Lago Vista. A local park, it mostly sees visitors coming in to take a walk or play sports. With nicely marked trails, one can also go jogging, or simply sit under the trees and have a small family picnic. The park proves to be a great choice to relax or play outdoors.
An impeccably landscaped golf course, Star Ranch is located in the beautiful city of Hutto. Lying at half an hours' distance from downtown Austin, it sees a lot of members and guests coming over the weekends. The 18-hole golf course is a luxurious one, with state-of-the-art facilities and services. Located on-site is a clubhouse, where you can relax after a nice game, and try their scrumptious food or drinks. Home to a lot of tournaments, this golf course also rents out its facilities for private and corporate events.