Recently my family and I went to Pedernales Falls State Park near Johnson City, Tx.
Pedernales is the Spanish word for flint; there are many chunks of flint in the river bed.The park has lots of hiking trails, camping sites and boulders to climb and explore, but the main attraction is the falls. The falls are beautiful at low water, but can turn deadly in flash floods, as signs throughout the park state. The falls trickle off into little pools of water, you can walk out to them on strips of rock that jut into the river.
The area the park is situated in is really picturesque- it seems like a backdrop for an old Western, with rolling hills and brown mountains.
|mom kept taking pictures. ;)|
The park itself is 5,200 acres and was a private ranch until 1970. Can you imagine owning all the waterfalls?!