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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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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Activities: Camping, Camping/rv, Birdwatching
Description: 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 trails and great river access! Check out the bank swallows!

Bank swallows trade back and forth from their nests on the far shore of the Guadalupe river as it winds its way through this lovely State Park. On a weekday in May there were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Spring Branch, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This park offers, hiking, biking, fishing, geocaching, camping and so much more. There is so much to explore within the park. Great place for team trips.

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Temecula, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Guadalupe River State Park is just one small component to the river's pathway to fun on the water. We actually just bought a ranch on the river and immediately saw it's kayaking and tubing potential. After running over to COSTCO and the Academy athletics store and buying kayaks and tubes, we returned to the river and have had a... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
60 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Bank swallows trade back and forth from their nests on the far shore of the Guadalupe river as it winds its way through this lovely State Park. On a weekday in May there were hardly any other campers. Sites were nicely private and well maintained. Bathrooms could use more cleaning.

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Keller, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visited during Spring Break 2105 during a wet, rainy week. However, the campsites were beautiful, the trails were long and clear, the river was clean, and it's beautiful. We camp regularly and this was our first visit here. It's kind of upscale to what we're used to with fancy, clean bathroom, but we aren't complaining. We attended the Ranger's... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This park is beautiful. There are trails, both wooded and one along the water. Birds are plentiful for bird watchers. The park is easy to get to. About 30 minutes outside San Antonio. They have picnic areas, and plenty of parking. Texas State Parks are well worth a visit.

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San Antonio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great spot to take the family for a day trip. We'll be back to camp out, but the hiking and sightseeing was worth the 30 mins drive.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Bird banding is the 1st Saturday of every month. The people there are great with kids and so knowledgeable. Its $7 per adult for a day pass. Kids under 12 get in free. Hold and release birds. Fishing. They have an amazing center where the kids can learn about animals and insects. Have a picnic by the water. Its a... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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202 reviews 202 reviews
104 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We only had a chance to stop here for a bit on our way down to San Antonio via 281. I had always read that this was a beautiful park, but had never seen it first hand. We took some time to explore down by the river and to skip rocks for a bit. Then we went to climb on... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have visited in small and large groups and it is so much fun. Depending on the river depth, tubing can be a lot of fun!

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Robinson, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The park was beautiful, clean and amazing to look at. It's defiantly worth your time and money. I enjoyed every bit of nature out there. There also was so many cactus which I enjoyed seeing because they were wild out there.

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