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Garner State Park

234 Rr 1050, TX 78838
+1 830-232-6132
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Favorite Texas Park

Garner State park is my Favorite Texas Park great hiking and great family fun make sure you check... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scott S
Alvin, Texas
Great Park; Great Water Walks

Walked along the water and on rocks surrounded by water. Wonderful scenery. Clear water, nature... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
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234 Rr 1050, TX 78838
+1 830-232-6132

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Garner State park is my Favorite Texas Park great hiking and great family fun make sure you check the water levels so you don't have walk the river

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Walked along the water and on rocks surrounded by water. Wonderful scenery. Clear water, nature sounds as water made its way through the rocks. Took one of our dogs and she loved it. Looked like the park had a nice store and water toys (pedal...More

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I wish we were able to spend more time at the park. We hiked the summit of Old Baldy. Moderately rated trail. The trail is quite rocky so take a hiking stick. We will be back next fall to hike the other trails

Thank Heiddi1029
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We got there before the park opens at 8 am. They have 2 drive lanes, 1 for campers and 1 for day-users. We saw campers go inside the headquarter to get the permits. We were day-users, so parked next to the headquarter and waited. At...More

2  Thank 175MOM
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This was the perfect spot to catch some fall foliage and escape our cell phones! It was a gorgeous drive out through Texas Hill Country. I read that Lost Maples is the best spot to see fall colors in Texas, but I could not get...More

1  Thank RoseZel
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This review is really more about the office staff than the park itself. Garner is beautiful anytime of the year. I was very disappointed in their staff / client interaction today. Our group of hikers arrived at 8:30 on Sunday morning. This is a very...More

Thank Lorena S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Really enjoyed this park. Go during the week if you can because I understand this time of year it is packed during the weekends. Rode my bike and hiked around. The river runs thru it so to speak and it's a wonderful one. Nice and...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

You MUST make reservations WELL in advance!! Plenty of RV and tent camping spots. trails and the Frio River. Nice Visitor's Center and Gift Shop.

Thank Max H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

OK, we went for a few days to check out the park. We have a 37 ft. class A motorhome and saw online that there were plenty of sites. We drove up to the office, the friendly clerks let us drive through the campground to...More

Thank SATraveler_11
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The park was clean, beautiful, not full, and is a great way for families to experience the hills of Texas. One of the best features is that it is on the Frio River. Plan to bring everything you need to cook for the visit. If...More

1  Thank DanHohnbaum
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2017|
Response from 175MOM | Reviewed this property |
From the park entrance to the boat area? Check the map at TPWD site. Go to Pecan Grove camping area / Oakmont camping area. You should be able to park there if the park is not full. You will see the boat house trailer... More
Teresa B
20 May 2017|
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Response from MateoRay |
There is a Circle K convenience store at the intersection of Hwy 83 and 1050 right outside of the park's entrance. There are then other options if you drive south to Concan or north to Leakey.