Colleen McFawn

Pedernales Falls State Park

      Serenity now! Witness the beauty of the park’s namesake, experience some seriously historic geologic formations, and enjoy the solitude. For the rock geeks, Pedernales Falls is a 50 ft waterfall cascading down 300 million year old limestone formations, created by Cretaceous seas that deposited what is seen there today, including marine fossils.  For the …

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Garner State Park

      Welcome to Hill Country! Located on the Edward’s Plateau in Central Texas, Garner State Park attracts visitors from all over to it’s steep canyons and rolling hills.  Its star attraction – the aptly named Frio River – is a refreshingly cool spring-fed body of water perfect for escaping that hot Texas weather! Activities Water …

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Guadalupe River State Park

      Come and cool off in 4 miles of riverside estate primo for swimming, camping and enjoying time with the family. Located just 30 miles from San Antonio and only 1.5 hours south of Austin, Guadalupe River State Park tends to be geared more towards folks with young children, although people of all ages can …

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Reimers Ranch Park

Over 2,000 acres of pristine land awaits you at Reimers Ranch Park. Located just under an hour from Austin, Reimers Ranch Park is in beautiful Travis County along the Perdanales River and the Pogue Springs Preserve/Hogge Reserve.  It boasts of lush green wilderness, sandy riverbanks and towering rocky peaks – with minimal crowds. Activities Rockclimbing …

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Bergheim Campground and River Outfitter

    Looking for a relaxing float or paddle down the Guadalupe River? Come visit Bergheim Campground and River Outfitter.  Located on the Upper Guadalupe, this campground is a bit off the beaten path, making for a more peaceful experience. This section of the river is also known as Sultenfuss Crossing, and many locals come down …

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Hamilton Pool

Legendary swimming hole and grotto. The grotto, or cavern, of Hamilton Pool Preserve was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed, creating a 50ft waterfall into a pool below.  Today the area is endangered species protected, due to re-growth of lush vegetation and wildlife that was once trampled by cattle.  However, a limited …

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Camp Huaco Springs

     One of the largest campgrounds on Guadalupe River, and a hot spot for river tubing and rafting! Camp Huaco Springs is the place for people looking not for a secluded nature area, but instead for a fun day on the river with others who are floating, laughing, and partying as well. Activities Swimming/Rafting/Tubing River …

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Enchanted Rock

    Explore one of the world’s oldest rock formations – Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Located near Fredericksburg in the Central Texas Hill Country, the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is named after the estimated 1 billion year old batholith, igneous above ground rock from a volcano magma chamber that never erupted.  The Tonkawa Native …

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Inks Lake State Park

      Come jump the cliffs at Devil’s Waterhole! Inks Lake State Park is one of the smaller lakes that make up the Seven Lake Highland Chain, created by the dams built by the Lower Colorado River Authority.  Located in Burnet, TX, Inks Lake State Park is fairly developed, and entices those looking for a comfortable …

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