Wimberley, Texas: Mini-Mountain in a Subdivision

A lot of subdivisions have hills, but this one has its own parking lot and a series of outdoor staircase to the top. Currently named Prayer Mountain, formerly Mount Baldy and before that, Mount Edith.
Address:
La Toya Circle, Wimberley, TX
Directions:
From Hwy 12 in Wimberley drive north, then turn left (west) at the stoplight onto FM 2325. Drive a little over a mile. Turn right at the flagpoles onto Woodcreek Drive, then make first right onto El Camino Real. When the street ends, turn right at the stop sign onto La Toya Trail. Drive just under a quarter of a mile, make a left onto La Toya Circle, then a quick right onto a paved road (it looks like a driveway), up the hill, past a private residence, to a parking area at the base of the mountain.
Hours:
Daily 6 AM - 8 PM
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Mini-Mountain in a Subdivision

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Prayer Mountain.

Prayer Mountain

Mount Baldy juts up out of the Woodcreek subdivision. A series of outdoor staircases leads from its parking area to the summit. Several years ago the congregation of Trinity Church purchased Mount Baldy and renamed it Prayer Mountain, although the public is still welcome. From the top you can see the Wimberley Valley and another large hill, just across Hwy 2325. In 1900 both were purchased by the Lowery family and were named for their daughters, Edith and Edna. Mount Baldy was originally Edith.

[Phil, 08/03/2015]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Ride the Jackalope in Pioneer TownRide the Jackalope in Pioneer Town, Wimberley, TX - 2 mi.
Elvis Tubed HereElvis Tubed Here, Canyon Lake, TX - 11 mi.
Big Slice of PieBig Slice of Pie, Kyle, TX - 14 mi.
In the region:
Harley-Drawn Covered Wagon, Austin, TX - 21 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

December 7, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Texas Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

World Famous SamG Land, Clarkesville, Georgia (Dec 2-8, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Wimberley, Texas

Nightly rates found:

Book Now