Day Trip outside of Fredericksburg McKinney Falls State Park (photo by: Jim Nix) is a state park located at the southeastern edge of Austin, Texas, United States around the confluence of Onion and Williamson Creeks and is administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Wikipedia For more info: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/mckinney-falls
McKinney Falls State Park is only 13 miles outside of Austin! The park is named after Thomas F. McKinney who once lived on the land, in fact, his homestead and horse trainer’s cabin are preserved in the park. Campsites are $15 – $24 depending on what you’re looking for. There are seven miles of trails where you can try and spot as many bird species as you can.