It may not be that hot yet, but the heat is on it’s way. After a mild winter and a beautiful spring, the sun is shining bright and you know what that means. KRAUSE SPRINGS.
Krause Springs is seated in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin. The 115 acre property is listed on the National Registry of Historical Sites and has been privately owned by the Krause Family for over 50 years. Here are 3 things you can do when you go there!
Take a Hike/Bike
With 32 springs on the property, beautiful rock formations, and breathtaking scenery, There is plenty of exploring to do. There are no official hiking or biking trails, so go at your own risk!
For the campers, there is primitive tent camping as well as 24 RV sites with water and electricity available. Guests are also welcome to relax and to stroll through the Butterfly Gardens; take time to listen to the music of the wind chimes and the fountains during your visit!
Swim, swim, swim!
There is an incredible man made pool and a large natural pool that are both fed by the 32 springs found on the property. The Springs that feed the pools flow constantly, year round at around 68°, (VERY refreshing in the hot months!) even during times of extreme drought. Both the manmade and natural pools have some of the cleanest natural Texas spring water flowing through it non-stop! The water never becomes stagnant, and is swimmable year-round.
Some things to know before you go:
- Krause Springs accepts cash only for admission
- There are no glass containers allowed on the property
- There are no pets allowed on the property
- Bringing Snacks, water shoes, floats, sunscreen and cameras is greatly encouraged!
Spring time is a great time to head over and experience Krause Springs, you won’t regret it. See you there!