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We drove this scenic drive in the summer, but it would be especially beautiful in the spring when... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Ellen L
German food and cold beer on the loop!

We enjoyed the loop and we were able to get out and take pics on the side of the road. After loop... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Ruthie S
Johnson City, Texas
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 July 2005

We drove the Willow City Loop in May of 2005 to check out what everybody says about the scenic wildflowers. This drive has been consistantly rated one of the top ten drives in Texas. Well now I know why. It was absolutely beautiful, miles of...More

12  Thank Zoeie
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

We've driven this road in the past during the Spring when the wildflowers are blooming - but this year there's practically nothing to see but dead trees, brown grass and vultures. It was sad. The creek is pretty much dried up, and there are a...More

9  Thank Allamanda777
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We drove this scenic drive in the summer, but it would be especially beautiful in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming. Very nice drive.

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Was recommended. Liked but no need to go again. Would say do go once. Wasn't sure what to expect so happy went at least that one time.

Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We enjoyed the loop and we were able to get out and take pics on the side of the road. After loop we went back to Harry’s located smack in the middle of Willow City (only 4 or 5 buildings in the town- haha) and...More

Thank Ruthie S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I was a little disappointed with this attraction, but maybe it was the time of year that affected it. Did not see any of the pictured flowers, but that can be due to the current dry season. Saw a lot of deer, which was the...More

Thank margaritag787
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Go when the bluebonnets are blooming. This is a private area so there is no stopping but you can drive slowly and take in the views.

Thank meldrape
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We were given mixed reviews from people, but decided to do it anyway. We would recommend it. It's close and free. There's one ranch that has cowboy boots on every pole. We were looking for bluebonnets but missed the peak. The loop is pretty and...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We have heard about the Willow City Loop for years. Now retired, finally had time to locate and drive while staying in Fredericksburg. We thoroughly enjoyed our hour or so drive on this narrow, almost one lane, loop with just beautiful scenery. Some bluebonnets left,...More

3  Thank Shuttrrbug
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This loop has a lot to offer in views for the distance. Winding roads, hills, valley views, the boot fence, flowers... I’m glad we made drive.

Thank 546LiLa
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The drive we took was the Willow City Loop road. It was narrow, rough and crossed private land. It was a very beautiful drive. We saw lots of wildflowers, wild turkeys and a roadrunner. This road may not be the loop referred to by this...More

3  Thank Ahgo4gusto
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Beautiful and very lovely drive. Great family outing see many gorgeous landscapes and cattle. Good for a Sunday Afternoon drive.

Thank atr2b1218
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Kelly C
6 November 2018|
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Response from Ruthie S | Reviewed this property |
Actually, anytime! It is magical. We just did it after the rain a few weeks ago and it was so pretty.....lots of wild life.
12 April 2018|
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Response from cajun19 | Reviewed this property |
Houston is a large sprawling city, so depending on where you start, assuming you can get to Austin OK then westward on Hwy 290 to Hwy 281 to Johnson City, then west on 290 to Fredericksburg. Thru F'burg on 290 to... More
Patty W
5 April 2018|
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Response from Ruthie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many people including myself bike the loop. You can start at Harry’s and bike about 12 miles and take a left onto hwy 16 until you get back to 1323, hang another left for 2 miles and back at Harry’s! They let us leave... More
Marilyn S
23 March 2018|
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Response from fbglove | Reviewed this property |
They're beginning to bloom now, but will be much better to see in another week or even two... especially after a rain.