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Holy Trinity Hill Country Ride 2006
Route Plan
March 2006

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Holy Trinity Ride: Thursday – Saturday

The Ride: A ride that covered 640 miles over three days through the beautiful Texas Hill Country. The ride departed from Austin and took us on the famous "Holy Trinity" of roads including FM 335, 336 and 337, traveling through the historic and beautiful towns of Blanco, Boerne, Bandera, Medina, Leakey, Utopia, Camp Wood, Hunt, Kerrville, Comfort, Grapetown and Luckenbach. This trip included a loop through Brackettville on scenic FM 674 to visit the famous Alamo Village, the studio set built by John Wayne to stage the original movie version of the Alamo, plus a lunch stop at the Steel Horse Cafe in Tarpley.

Thursday,    (215 mi., 7  - 7 ½  hrs).
POI: Blanco, Boerne, Polly’s Chapel (Pipe Creek), Tarpley, Utopia, Leakey, Concan, GarnerState Park
Meet at Waterloo Icehouse 7:30 a.m., Loop 360 @ RR 2222
2244 to 71 to 3238
Left on 12
Right on 290 West to Henly 
Left on 165
Left on Chandler
Left on 281 South
Right on 473 to Kendalia
Left on 474 to Boerne
Quick Coffee Stop: Bear Moon Bakery
Southwest on E.Theissen St.
Left on 87
Right on 46
Right on 16
Pipe Creek
Right on Privilege Creek Rd.
Left on Old School Rd.
Right on Polly’s Chapel Rd.
POI: Polly’s Chapel
Backtrack: Left on Old School Rd
Right on Privilege Creek Rd
Right on 16
Right on 173
Left on 470
Lunch: Steelhorse Cafe
Continue 470 West
Left on 187 South
POI: Lost Maples Cafe
Right on 1050
Right on 2748
Rio Frio (The Big Tree)
Right on 1120
POI: Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop
Dinner: House Pasture Steakhouse, Concan

Friday   (226 mi., 7 – 7 ½ hrs)
POI: The Holy Trinity Loop, Brackettville, Rocksprings
337 to Camp Wood
Left on 55
Right on 334
Brackettville (Gas Stop)
Right on 674
POI: Alamo Village Optional Stop
Right on 377 to Rocksprings
Rocksprings (lunch)
Take 55 South
Left on 335 (The roller coaster)
Right on 41 East
Right on 336 to Leakey
Dinner: Vinnie’s in Leakey (Top 10 places to eat in Ride Texas)

Saturday – Return Home via Comfort, Luckenbach, Fredericksburg
( 201 mi., 7 – 7 ½ hrs)
Hwy 83 N
Right on Hwy 39 to Hwy 27
To Kerrville
Take 1350 to Comfort
POI: Treue Der Union Monument (Left on High St. to Second Ave.)
Backtrack  to 27; Left on 473 East
Left on Old No. 9 Hwy (Old San Antonio Rd)
POI: Old Railroad Tunnel Bat Observatory 
Right on Old Grapetown Rd.
Right on 1376 to Luckenbach
Lunch Stop: Luckenbach
Hwy 1376 to Hwy 290 (Gas Stop, if lunch at Luckenbach)
290 to Johnson City
Left on Hwy 281 to Roundtop (Last Break/Gas Stop)
Right on 962
Left at Cypress Mill
To Hwy 71/620
Best Ride Home

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