Camping in Concan, Texas

Camping in Concan, Texas
It was once the home of hombres and desperados from south of the border. Today the Texas Hill Country around Concan, Texas and the Frio River abounds in outdoor adventure for the outlaw inside all of us. There's no shortage of fun in the Texas sun when you come to Concan, so pack your bag and get ready for a down home adventure. And, if you're coming, you might want to consider doing the way they used to in the old days, with some camping.

Garner State Park

With over 1,400 acres of land, the Frio River flowing through 10 of them, Garner State Park is an oasis in the middle of the hot Texas sun. Heavily wooded and surround by the hills, Garner State Park offers hiking and nature trails along with opportunities to take to the river with kayaks and paddle boats. It's actually cheaper to set up a tent and stay the night as opposed to just coming for the day. Depending on whether your bringing your home or setting up a tent, camping rates vary for a site with water or site with water and electric.

Garner State Park
HCR #70 Box 599
Concan, Texas‎ 78838
(830) 232-6132‎
tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/garner

Andy's On River Road

Andy's on River Road caters to families and those looking to come out and have fun in the wild environment of Frio River Canyon. Free fun abounds with great fishing, horseshoes and beach volleyball, some of the free activities they offer to complement the natural environment. Andy's is also a great place for taking an incredible journey down the river with tube rentals and kayaks plus a shuttle bus that takes you to Corcan where you can drift the river back down to camp. Camping sites vary based on needs but they offer areas for RVs and tent campgrounds and prices vary depending on the amount of people in your party.

Andy's on River Road
21488 TX Hwy 127
Concan, Texas, 78838
(830) 232-5444
andysonriverroad.com

Mager's River Camp

Just opposite the Frio River from Garner State Parker is Mager's River Camp. Mager's promotes their crystal clear swimming holes and limestone cliffs that surround the campsite. As with Andy's, Mager's rents tubes and is a kayak-friendly campground. You can also bring your pets, as long as you keep them on a leash. Rates vary by season and you should call ahead to get pricing and reservations.

Mager's River Camp
HCR 70
Concan, Texas 78838
(830) 232-5442
hillcountryoutdoorguide.com

Article Written By Patrick Cameron

Patrick Cameron is a freelance writer with 10 years of diverse experience in consumer goods branding, promotions and retail communications. He works out of his home in Denver, Colo. He received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from the University of Minnesota.

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