One of Texas’ most popular parks, Garner State Park enchants visitors with its dramatic scenery on the southwestern edge of the Edwards Plateau—high mesas, steep canyons, and hilltop vistas.

37A Garner

“Garner State Park—17 years and still not tired of it yet.” —James Less, Dayton

And let’s not forget the spring-fed Frio River, an irresistible resource for swimming, tubing, and kayaking. Garner devotees have developed an entire subculture around their annual campouts, drawing together generations of families and friends. They’re definitely on to something.

For more information, contact Garner State Park, 830/232-6132; www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/garner.

 
From the February 2014 issue
The March 2024 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

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