Jacob's Well Natural Area will reopen to the public on June 1st.
The swimming reservation system will reopen on May 28th. At that time, visitors may enter the system to make reservations for the remainder of the summer. All reservations made prior to the COVID-19 outbreak for June 1st and beyond are still in the system and valid. Reservations are still required in order to swim at JWNA. Hiking access at JWNA will remain limited and is subject to be cut off if our capacity is exceeded during the day. Visitors are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines while in the park.
Jacob's Well Nature Center exhibits and the Nature Center drinking fountain will remain closed to the public until further notice.
Jacob’s Well Natural Area - Trails
...There are numerous trails throughout JWNA, 'N40' (north 40) offers hill country views with a scenic overlook. N40 is often used by birders and it has a mulch base. Riparian Walk is a primitive foot path and currently is receiving restoration flood recovery efforts. Monarch meadow is also in a restoration phase, it has a granite trail base and pollinator plants will eventually bring back our butterflies. Warbler Woodlands is a prime Warbler habitat, it is made up of primitive footpaths outlined with small rocks. This path is often used by those seeking to catch a glimpse of one of our feathered friends.
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