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Guadalupe River State Park

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Address: 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070-3608
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+1 830-438-2656
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08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 16:30
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 19:30
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State park known for great bird watching that offers tent-only and RV/tent...

State park known for great bird watching that offers tent-only and RV/tent sites.

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Beautiful river lined with impressive Montezuma Bald Cypress trees

Spent only about 3 hours at the park. Beautiful river and impressive Montezuma Bald Cypress with very large trunks. A good selection of trails ranging from the easy to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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810 reviews
382 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 568 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent only about 3 hours at the park. Beautiful river and impressive Montezuma Bald Cypress with very large trunks. A good selection of trails ranging from the easy to the moderate-challenging. The nature center was closed during the week, but it appears to have worthwhile activities for children and adults. On Saturdays at 10 am there is guided walk to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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100 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit not far out of San Antonio. The scenery is gorgeous and there is hiking for all ability levels. Definitely worth a trip any time of year.

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Spring Branch, Texas
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many things to like about this park because it has a wide variety of activities. You can fish, camp, walk you pet, go for a jog, even try you kayak on the river or just find a spot to kick back and just relax. The park is kept very clean and the rangers are informative regarding its different... More 

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Spring Branch
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the park for a family/friends get together. It is a great place to spend time with friends and relatives.

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Thank SpringBranchDAC
Boerne, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Went with my kids and our lab. Everyone had so much fun skipping rocks and splashing around in the river. They also have a small playground with a slide and swing set. I definitely want to get a state pass so I can jog some of the nice trails.

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Austin, Texas
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764 reviews
397 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Since this park is so close to San Antonio, the 7th largest city in the U.S., I was not surprised by the size of the "day use" parking lot. It is a popular spot for tubing, kayaking, and canoeing. They have 12 hiking trails, 6 of which are "easy", 4 are "moderate", and 2 are "moderate to challenging". We hiked... More 

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Thank capitollover
San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Only minutes from San Antonio, this beautiful park is well maintained and family friendly. Lots of walking/hiking trails and of course the lovely river. Kids and adults enjoy fishing and wading in the limestone riverbed covered by cool clear water.

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San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is one of my favorite state parks to go hiking and play in the water. It is awesome that it is only 25 minutes away from my house. The trails are very well maintained and you can get a good hike in for an hour or so. I have also camped overnight here and the facilities were close by... More 

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Texas
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The campsites had nice flat compressed sandy spaces for tents and lots of trees. We were there for three days and two nights January 1-3. We like the park, but the bathrooms were really dirty. On the 1st, I thought it was due to a full park during the holidays, but two days later, the trash and floors had not... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

we arrived New Years Eve 930pm... gates close at 10pm. Office closed. there was a permanent sign stating no open sites. We did talk to some others who said there were a couple of sites open... we drove in, the park host said, "Yes, we have 4 sites open" and escorted us to the one we stayed. The next morning... More 

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