Jacob’s Well Natural Area

jacobs wellThe County is now running Jacob’s Well and the surrounding area as a public natural area. The natural area features an underground cave and artesian springs that form a beautiful, but small, pool. They have a guided tour on most Saturdays that discusses the hydrologic features of the well, which forms the headwaters of the gorgeous Cypress Creek that flows through Wimberley.  This is a great place to bring the kids to learn about the natural environment in this area and to take a dip in the icy water.  However, you need to make sure that the water is flowing at a pretty good clip to really enjoy the place so call before coming out to check on the conditions.  Also, this is a pretty small area for swimming so it is best to come out early.

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  1. Correct contact info for Hays County Parks including Jacob’s Well Natural Area is http://www.co.hays.tx.us. Parks Info Line is 512-847-2140. Beginning September 2, 2014, the Well will be closed for swimming until Spring 2015. The Natural Area will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for hiking, birding, etc. SCUBA Diving is NOT allowed at the Well at any time.

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Jacob’s Well Natural Area
221 Wood Acre Drive
Wimberley, TX 78676
(512) 787-7340

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