Penitentiary Hollow Trail

MODERATE 27 reviews

Penitentiary Hollow Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Weatherford, Texas that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
147 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

rock climbing

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

1 month ago

Very short trail but cool. At the north end there is a nice rock climbing area. We did this trail twice and also did the purple trail on the other side of the lake.
Nice State park.

hiking
3 months ago

Family friendly with some great views of the lake. We really enjoyed this trail. Be sure to take water!

5 months ago

Very nice hiking area.

backpacking
9 months ago

The trail is clearly marked, although many people have created off-shoots. The trail is primarily rock with some sand, so your eyes will be glued to the trail to forego tripping. The trail comes alongside the water in several places, making it a great trail, albeit short.

hiking
9 months ago

This is a fun trail especially if you like to rock climb. The trail can get tricky after a heavy rain. There is a dock along the trail that you can fish from. We hike this trail several times a month and love it.

hiking
11 months ago

Amazing short trial! Don't pass this one up just because it doesn't look worth the trip. Great views, fun trail, rocks to climb and walk through. And a great scenic overview at the end.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Short trail but very cool!

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

this is a beautiful relatively short trail with plenty of great views of the lake. A few rock staircases, but you just need to watch your step. we'll definitely be going back for more!

hiking
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Loved it! Will be going back.

hiking
Sunday, February 12, 2017

I'm sure it pretty. But $7 per person is absolutely ridiculous to charge for a family to go on a short hike. Sorry but I think not.

hiking
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Nice park. Trail is out and back, very scenic in spots, Good place for birding or photography.

rock climbing
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The area is nice. Not much of a trail to follow. But the area with the large rock cliffs was pretty, great place for rock climbing.

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