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Guadalupe River State Park

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Address: 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070
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+1 830-438-2656
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08:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 16:30
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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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Nice and Peaceful

Seems to be very family friendly. Pretty park, very peaceful. Easy trails, nothing extravagant, but nice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Melissa C
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Kernersville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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San Antonio, Texas
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my Texas "Beach" Cool quick running water. Soft stone entry along the Guadalupe River. Rock face layers across from beach. Definitely wear water shoes. Nice BBQ and Picnic areas by the River and up above by the parking. Camping sites are away from the river and just that camping sites.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The trees and river in this park are serene/ gorgeous... a nice place to walk of have a picnic lunch.

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Thank KariTrips
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319 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Seems to be very family friendly. Pretty park, very peaceful. Easy trails, nothing extravagant, but nice.

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Belton, Texas
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A very pretty place to relax and recharge. The hiking trails are also beautiful but not well signed. Lots of quite shady spots on a hot day.

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san antonio
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Guadalupe River State Park is right down the road from my house. We often take family from out of town to enjoy the river and have a picnic.

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Thank whoever1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I just spent this weekend at the Guadalupe River in TX, and I definitely recommend this place for everybody , the river itself is beautiful , clean and not dangerous at all if you act responsibly . It could be crowded during the big summer holidays but , everybody is relaxed and looking to have a peaceful time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I live close by and often the wife and I go there in the afternoon after work just to relax. It's a great place to visit during the week and away from major holidays when it gets incredibly crowded. Be aware that during the dry season there might be a burn ban in the county, therefore you can't use the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Just a short drive from San Antonio TX Guadalupe State Park is an oasis from the traffic in the city. Our family and our dog spent the day there doing some hiking and playing in the river. Water levels can change depending on rain fall and season, however it was clean and clear when we were there. Lots of camping... More 

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glen ellyn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The river is gorgeous. The flow depends on water height, and is not controlled by the Army Corp of Engineers like some nearby spots, so you need to check beforehand if you plan to kayak, float, or canoe. The water is clean, usually shallow enough to stand, and usually pretty calm. A good spot for younger swimmers.

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