About Wimberley Texas
Wimberley, Texas is located where the Cypress Creek and the Blanco River meet and is an hour outside of Austin. A lot of people refer to this city as a little bit of heaven. The main attractions around Wimberley are the Schlitterbahn Water park and Wonder World located in New Braunfels and San Marcos.
For years, Wimberley has been a haven for writers, artists, & musicians. Their talent can be seen at local art galleries, shops and performing arts venues. Wimberley comes to life every Friday night around 7:30 P.M. as the Bluegrass Jam begins (located in a vacant lot next to Linda’s Fine Foods on RR 2326).
- Population: 2,626
- Elevation: 860 ft
- There is a Bluegrass Jam every Friday night around 7:30 PM next to Linda’s Fine Foods.
- The Blue Hole was rated as one of the best swimming holes in Texas.
- Prayer Mountain has the best panoramic views in Wimberley.
- Enjoy a movie under the stars every Friday and Saturday night at the Corral Theater (Memorial Day-Labor Day).
Market Days in Wimberley are the most popular in the area. These Market days are every first Saturday of the months March through December at Lions Field. Bargainers and shoppers come from all over to join in on Market Day where over 470 booths are displayed with a variety of products.
There are many sightseeing opportunities in this city because it is one of the most scenic locations in Texas. Outdoorsy Individuals will definitely enjoy a swim in both Jacobs Well and The Blue Hole. Travel Magazines has rated Blue Hole as one of the best swimming holes in Texas. Ancient Cypress Trees line the swimming hole, creating a shaded area from the burning hot sun. There are several grassy areas along the banks where picnic and lounging can be enjoyed. Jacobs well is one of the longest underwater caves in Texas and surges thousands of gallons of water per minute. Come enjoy the beauty of this area while taking a dip in the water.
Another beauty to enjoy is Prayer Mountain, also known as Mount Brady, which has a long strand of stairs that lead to one of the best panoramic views in Wimberley. This mountain is right outside of Wimberley in the Eagle Rock subdivision of Wood creek.
Wimberley is the central flyway spot for migrating birds. The Edwards Plateau is a perfect location to watch these beautiful birds and view the vast variety of natural fauna and abundant wildlife.
Many towns in the past have had outdoor movie theaters. Wimberley is one of these towns that still has an outdoor theater, called the Corral Theater. The Corral Theater runs from Memorial Day until Labor Day. Enjoy a movie under the stars every Friday and Saturday night.
The latest attraction in Wimberley is the 15-mile Zip line, lasting anywhere from an hour and a half to two hours. The zip line includes the amazing views of the Texas Hill Region.