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Garner State Park

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A little dose of Heaven on Earth

I've been asking girls to dance on the pavilion floor since I was 5 years old. An!d now, I ask my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Kids loved it!

We brought 4 15-year-old girls camping here last week. The temperatures get warm during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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234 Rr 1050, TX 78838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been asking girls to dance on the pavilion floor since I was 5 years old. An!d now, I ask my beautiful wife every summer to dance on the historic pavilion floor every summer night! Not only is this the most family-friendly State Park in...More

1  Thank TexFlyers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We brought 4 15-year-old girls camping here last week. The temperatures get warm during the daytime, so you spend much of those hours in the water. In the evening, it cools down, and we woke up cool each morning, after sleeping in our tents with...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I will start by saying this is a State Park, so associated with that is lots of people and short amount of staff to facilitate check in and so on. With that being said, the hiking trails are great. Some more challenging than others but...More

1  Thank Rob E
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

As stated on their website, this park will turn visitors away if they have reached capacity. We arrived at the park around 10:30 AM on a Friday and were admitted. We eagerly tackled the "Old Baldy" Trail for the amazing view at the top. It...More

3  Thank Maman_dP
Reviewed June 2, 2018

I have visited many Texas state parks, but was absolutely blown away by this one. They have challenging hikes that reward you with gorgeous views of the hill country and, of course, the Frio River. As always, do your research beforehand. If it's summer, their...More

1  Thank Rachel K
Reviewed May 31, 2018

This is our second year in a row going to Garner. Last year we went the day after 4th of July and took us about an hour to get checked in. We stayed in New Garner because that was all that was available. This year...More

Thank Ann Y
Reviewed May 22, 2018

This State Park is one of our favorites!!! Our kids love going to the nightly dance and of course the river is beautiful!! The closest town is Concan and we enjoy its small town vibe. Cute shopping and winery not too far from the park.

Thank Anthoney1969
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Texas has many wonderful State Parks, and we’ve visited many of them. We had heard great things about Garner SP, so when we had the opportunity, we went there. We did not experience the long check-in process that many have because we went before school...More

1  Thank Auburngirl1976
Reviewed May 21, 2018

I had never been denied entrance to a state park before. But to our surprise, we arrived at about noon to spend a couple of hours at the park, and were advised that they were closed. I asked if they reopened spots as day use...More

1  Thank Global_Travel_Tales
Reviewed May 14, 2018

This is one of the best parks I've ever visited! We visited during Easter Break with two families and loads of kids! We hiked the trails, which were very well labeled, made a summit, swam in the river, saw HUGE rabbits and baby deer, and...More

1  Thank Tamera S
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