The Three Sisters of the Hill Country on FM 337 (Picture a Day September 24, 2009)

Nestled up in the Frio Canyon region of the Texas Hill Country are three highways that are known as the Three Sisters, or the Twisted Sisters. Roughly a hundred miles long, the FM 335/336/337 loop is popular among weekend warriors and motorcycle enthusiasts for its sharp turns, steep climbs, deep valleys and scenic views as the roads pass through some of the hill-iest of the Hill Country. Compared to many of the mountain passes through California or Colorado, this is pre-school-level stuff - but in this part of the country and for hundreds of miles around, the Three Sisters is the most 'challenging' roadways around. This spot is near sunset, along a deep road cut on FM 337 between Vanderpool and Medina overlooking Anderson Hollow; the structure in the background is actually a large barn for a buffalo herd. Google Maps Streetview of the location Here.

 

You can view more photos from my 2009 'Picture a Day' set at: www.flickr.com/photos/matthigh/sets/72157625855768121/

 

And the fun continues with a Picture a Day through 2010 at: www.flickr.com/photos/matthigh/sets/72157620610035860/

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  • Jacob Mee 6y

    This is good.
  • Chad Bachmeyer 6y

    The view from the top of that hill is one of my favorites of the hill country. Great capture!
  • AppleCrypt 6y

    A ranger advised us to head east (we was then at the Leakey / Concan area). We didn't go in the end, because we where heading west to Del Rio. He spent about 20 mins telling us about this entire area you've so wonderfully photographed - kinda wish we would have had the time to go..sigh..

    Awesome shot - awesome view!!
  • Aphelion10 6y

    Very Hilly. Awesome view.
  • texastravel 5y

    I loved this view before they built the barn...
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