We've spoken about tubing, kayaking, dancing and even ghost hunting. This week, we're adding bird watching to the list of activities to what you can do when you join us up here at the Rustic Retreat cabin for your vacation getaway. Even if you've never tried your hand a bird watching before, this may be time you want to start and in this blog … [Read more...] about The Birds who call Garner State Park and the Frio River home
Come closer and let me tell you what we have heard, what we have seen and what we know of the Lady in White, who haunts our Frio... It said in the month of October (sometimes September) when the families, friends and good folks who gather to play, swim, kayak and tube in the cold waters of the Frio have left for home it begins. When … [Read more...] about Does the heartbroken Lady in White haunt the Frio? Is she dangerous?
Where can you visit where one moment you're trekking up rock formations that were created 65 million years ago in the Cretaceous age, hike near magical waterfalls and lush vegetation and even swim in crystal-clear waters lined by 600-year-old bald cypress trees? Then you continue to take that day magical day by walking right out on a dam and later … [Read more...] about Ever hike right out onto a dam and then go dancing? Garner State Park makes it happen!
The Texas Hill Country is west of Austin and the north of San Antonio, and sits on the Edwards Plateau and the Balcones Escarpment, with the perimeter loosely (and we really mean 'loosely') defined as the area bounded by Interstate 35 on the east, Texas Hwy 29 on the north, US 90 to the south, and US 83 on the west. There is a series of mountains … [Read more...] about Generations have fallen in love with this area of Texas Hill Country – the Frio
The Frio River in Texas is a 200-mile long river that runs through central Uvalde and Frio counties, northeastern LaSalle County, northern McMullen County, and northwestern Live Oak County before reaching its mouth on the Nueces River. As beautiful cypress trees line its banks, the 12-mile section in Uvalde County that runs through Garner State … [Read more...] about The Frio – Crystal Clear, Spring Fed Waters Await