Lost Maples State Natural Area
Lost Maples State Natural Area information
The foliage spectacle in October and November at Lost Maples State Natural Area is as colorful as any you’d see in New England. In autumn, big-tooth maple trees turn shocking golds, reds, yellows and oranges. In the summertime there’s good swimming in the Sabinal River. At any time of the year, campers will find back-country primitive areas where they can pitch a tent, as well as more convenient sites supplied with water, electricity and nearby showers.
Hiking trails will take visitors into rugged limestone canyons and prairie-like grasslands populated by bobcats, javelinas and gray foxes. Bird-watching is another popular attraction at Lost Maples due to green kingfishers, who take up residence in the park year-round.