Garner State Park Campground

Garner State Park Campground
Entrance fee: $6 per day, per person 13 and older for day use. $4 per day, per person 13 and older for overnight use. $4 per day, per person for TX residents 65 on 9/1/95 or after (day use). $2 per day, per person for TX residents 65 on 9/1/05 or after (overnight). Entrance fees are in addition to campsite or day use facility fees.
An excess vehicle fee will be charged for all vehicles over the limit of 2 per site.
Early check-in is allowed at 9am. Actual occupancy of sites may not be until the posted check-in time.
Peak Season (May 23-Sep.3/2002 Non-Peak Season (Sep.4-May 22/2003)
DAY permits valid only until dance is over at 11pm.
Garner is divided into 2 sections: "Old Garner" and "New Garner" - both sections are along the Frio River.
"Old Garner" is the Pecan Grove and Oakmont areas. Concessions and recreational activities are in this area: grocery store, mini-golf, paddleboats, dance pavilion and river dam with deepest swimming areas. Concessions are open seasonally - Memorial Day through Labor Day and some weekends.
"New Garner" is the Live Oak, Cypress Springs, Rio Frio, Shady Meadows River Crossing, & Persimmon Hill areas. It is more secluded away from the concessions/activity area.
Park will close when it reaches maximum day-use parking capacity. This usually happens on weekends during the summer and some holidays (sometimes as early as 11:00 a.m.) Park reopens when sufficient parking is available. The summer nightly dance also reaches maximum parking capacity and access to the dance is frequently closed throughout the summer (sometimes as early as 8:30pm) Have alternate plans just in case park is closed. These closures do not effect customers with reservations.
The 14 day maximum stay limit is not enforced from Tuesday after Labor Day through Wednesday before Memorial Day. Customers wanting more than 14 days during these transition periods may make reservation for 14 days and then contact the reservation center to extend the reservation for the additional days. Reservations may not exceed 14 days within the peak period.


More Than Five Miles
  • Equestrian
  • Proximity To Town
  • Biking - Surfaced
  • Boating
  • Concession, Seasonal
  • Dancing
  • Dining Hall
  • Dumping Station
  • Fishing
  • Grocery Store
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddleboats
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Sites
  • Playground
  • Public Phone
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic Overlook
  • Showers Hot
  • Store
  • Swimming/Recreation
  • Trails - Hiking
  • Tubing
  • Wildlife Viewing


Garner State Park
Hcr 70 Box 599
Con Can TX 78838

From San Antonio: Take Highway 90 West to Sabinal. Turn right on FM 127. Stay on 127 to Concan and turn right on Highway 83. Continue on 83 and turn right on FM1050. Park entrance will be approx. 1/2 mile on the right.

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