A day trip to Hamilton Pool from Austin is a must at least a couple times a year. Be sure to check out the park’s website, as closures can happen under some circumstances.
Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve
Hamilton Pool is approximately 30 miles southwest of Austin. Take Highway 71 west of Austin through the town of Bee Cave and turn left onto FM 3238 (Hamilton Pool Road). Travel 13 miles to the Preserve entrance, on your right.