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Garner State Park
GPS Coordinates: N 29° 36.255 W 99° 44.680
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Garner State Park is found in the northern part of Uvalde County and located thirty miles north of Uvalde and seven miles north of Concan, Garner State Park has ten acres of riverfront. The park was acquired in 1934-36 and was named for John Nance Garner (Cactus Jack) of Uvalde, who served as Vice-president of the United States from 1933-41. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made the park's original improvements.
There is a campground that has 382 campsites all of which can accommodate RVs and trailers, however there is a maximum length limit of 50 feet. There are 17 cabins all available year round and 14 of them have a fireplace. There is a per night fee for camping or cabins and a entry fee for the main park but no reservations are required and there is no stay limit so come and stay as long as you want.
There is a beautiful day use picnic area that does not charge a fee except for use of the group area and does not require reservations. It is located within the park.
There are lots of fishing opportunities in the area but be sure to have a proper and valid Texas fishing license before casting in your line.
Swimming is also allowed and is a great way to cool off on a hot day or the perfect thing to keep the kids busy while you relax in the sun.


Facilities: Garner State Park has vault and flushable toilets, plenty of fresh drinking water, garbage service, electrical and water hook-ups at most sites in the campground, and even showers so come and just relax.

Best Time To Visit: Garner State Park is open year round but the best time to visit would be between the early spring and the late summer.

Fees: Garner State Park charges a entry fee for the main park and there may be a fees for other places or activities in the area.

Accessibility: Garner State Park is completely handicapped accessible.

Rules: While at Garner State Park all pets must be on a leash and remember to clean up after yourself.

Directions: To get to Garner State Park from San Antonio, take US-90 west. Turn right at TX-127 north/north Center Street/Farm to Market Road 187 (signs for Farm to Market Road). Continue to follow TX-127 north. Continue onto US-83 north. Turn right at Ranch to Market Road 1050 (signs for TX-1050 east). Take the 1st right. Destination will be on the right.

Map: Click here for a map to Garner State Park

Reservations: Garner State Park does not require or accept reservations but some other places or activities in the area might.

 
Address
Garner State Park
234 RR 1050
Concan, Texas 78838
Phone
General: (830) 232-6132
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