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Golden Opportunities for Outdoor Fun in Goldthwaite

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Nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, the town of Goldthwaite serves as the Mills County seat. Goldthwaite is easy to reach, located at the convergence of US Highway 183, US Highway 84, State Highway 16, FM 2005, and FM 574. It’s also easy to fall in love with the area if you’re an outdoorsman or woman (or part of an outdoor-loving family for that matter.)

With an estimated population of roughly 2,000, Goldthwaite is home to all the amenities a vacationing Texan could hope for, including a choice of restaurants and a variety of accommodations. It also has more than its share of beautiful land to enjoy, waters where you can drop your line, trails to hike or ride, and fresh country air to refresh your lungs!

The People-to-Outdoor-Opportunity Ratio in Goldthwaite is Golden

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Public fishing sites are available at Kemp Lake, Lometa Reservoir, and Lake Merritt. Various outfitters in the area can also set you up for some of the best fishing and hunting to be found in the state. Unique ranch property located just outside of the town proper is available for trophy white-tailed deer, Rio Grande turkey, and blackbuck antelope. They also feature great fishing in four private lakes for catfish and hybrid bluegill, and catch-and-release for Black bass. Included in packages for family getaways, corporate retreats, or a trip with the guys, is the opportunity to enjoy archery or pistols, skeet shooting, horseback riding, or ATV rides. It makes for the perfect Texas Hill Country trip for any fan of the great outdoors.

The People-to-Outdoor-Opportunity Ratio in Goldthwaite is Golden

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Goldthwaite also has local creeks and streams, hiking trails, and general sight-seeing, not to mention local properties that feature horseshoe pits, a rifle range, and putting greens. ATV rentals are available locally, allowing families and friends to get out on the trails quickly and easily. When a long day outdoors is done, you can settle down with a private barrel tasting at a local winery or a good game with friends around a poker or pool table. Goldthwaite has the perfect people-to-outdoor-opportunity ratio that’s certain to get you fitted out properly and on the way to a great Texas Hill Country adventure.