Hills of Hays Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Hills of Hays is a neighborhood in San Marcos, Texas, a city roughly 19 miles northeast of New Braunfels. This community is bound by Staples Road on the northeast and extends west to include Crystal River Parkway, Clearview Circle, Lago Vista Drive, Hilltop Drive, Overlook Way, Mira Loma Lane, and Benning Road. The ZIP code for this Hays County community is 78666. Area communities include Mockingbird Hills to the west and Sunset Acres to the northwest.
This largely residential community consists of several hundred single-family homes on quiet streets. The nearby highways host a variety of commercial offerings for area residents, including a movie theater and bowling alley for some fun and entertainment close to home.
Roughly one mile west of the Hills of Hays neighborhood, along Wonder World Drive, is the Central Texas Medical Center. One of the only medical facilities in the city, this medical center is not only a convenient health care option, but also a major area employer.
A few miles north of the Hills of Hays community is a long chain of parkland that borders the downtown area on the north. Among the parks found here are John J. Stokes San Marcos River City Park, Ramon Lucio Park, and Rio Vista Park. The amenities offered here include tennis courts, trails, a swimming pool, athletic fields, and plenty of open green space for picnics and other activities.
Immediately north of this parkland, roughly 10 minutes from the Hills of Hays neighborhood, is the Southwest Texas State University, the pride and joy of San Marcos. This large university campus spans roughly one square mile and hosts a university golf course, Bobcat Soccer Complex, and Bobcat Stadium.
Another significant attraction within five miles northeast of this community is the San Marcos Municipal Airport.