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Guadalupe River State Park

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Address: 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070
Phone Number: 830-438-2656
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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 State Park

We enjoyed our time here hiking, swimming in the shallow river and playing on the small playground. They have a nature center here for the kids but we have never been when the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
Anasmommee
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Victoria, Texas
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Canyon Lake, TX
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The park is hugh.. There are great hiking and bicycle trails to explore and the friendly, shallow river to enjoy. The campsites can be had with full hook-ups or primitive camping in a separate area if you want to get closer to nature.. Like most Texas Parks, there are interesting evening programs and displays.

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Victoria, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We enjoyed our time here hiking, swimming in the shallow river and playing on the small playground. They have a nature center here for the kids but we have never been when the nature center is open. The hiking trails are clearly marked.

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1 Thank Anasmommee
Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Great fishing,great camp sights,lots of wild life to see,river can be shallow to fast and deep,huge Cypress Trees line the river. About 1 and a half hour drive from Austin

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is a fantastic state park, not too far north of san Antonio. The river is beautiful and clean, great for swimming, paddling, tubing or kayaking. You can't rent tubes or kayaks, you just need to bring your own though. Lots of great hiking trails. The park is very clean and there are lots of places to eat picnics or... More 

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3 Thank JennieO330
Houston, Texas, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We got her about 12:45 on Sunday before Labor Day. Short wait to get in but park rangers nice and helpful. Lots of parking by river but was full due to holiday. We enjoyed the 1/4 mi hike anyway. What a beautiful rocky beach! Plenty of room even with holiday crowds. I've camped many places in Texas but somehow missed... More 

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Thank Jana G
Plano, Texas
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257 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We went hiking with our labs... About 4-5 miles. Loved the park! Had a great time. Dogs got to swim. Lots of camping spots and great family place! We will be back.

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Thank Joe B
San Antonio, Texas
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

beautiful area for the whole family to enjoy the nice cold water. You can even bring the dog, but keep on leash.

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Thank TexasChic13
Grand Prairie, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

They have many camp grounds and trails to hike. It was close to 100 degrees the day we went, so we skipped the hikes. They have one trail to see painted bunting birds, so I was tempted to brave the heat to view them. (we ended up seeing one at our B&B in Canyon Lake.) You're able to kayak, tube... More 

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1 Thank Hollye F
McAllen, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We went to check out this park and got there around noon, everything was full! including the parking lot, the additional parking is a long walk, they should definitely expand the existing parking areas, the river was about 3 deep feet in most of the parts, the currents were strong, perfect for rafting or tube surfing, nevertheless we had fun,... More 

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Elmendorf
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Never been there took my girls to the river for the day. very clean and plenty of table to set up and bbq

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