brochure Garner - Trails

Trails Map of Garner State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

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Garner State Park Trails Map Black-capped Vireo reo RM .1465' 8 274 234 RR 1050 Concan, TX 78838 (830) 232-6132 Park Entrance Restrooms Park Store Parking Playground Wildlife Viewing Visitor Center Scenic Overlook Dump Station Day Use Area Amphitheater Campsites Group Facility Mini-Golf Boat House 2.88 1800' .1446' Nature Trail 0.59 mi. (Hiking Only) ' 1600 350 3 Persimmon mon Hill ll Camping mping A Area 29 1600' Cabins 0' Headquarters 160 LEGEND 11050 10 05 50 0 Cypress Springs Group Camping Area 9 0.5 Live Oak Camping Area . POINTS OF INTEREST (GPS coordinates shown in degrees, minutes, seconds) 0' .1486' Frio River 00 ' CR 350 Oakmont Camping Area Oakmont Cabin Area 8 0.1 0' 180 White Rock Cave Bridges Trail 0.65 mi. (Hiking Only) Pecan Grove Camping Area 0.3 ' 00 17 82 0. 1 0.7 Bird Trail (Steep) 5 14 0. Old CCC Trail 0.49 mi. (Hiking Only) .1803' ' 00 18 0.24 Wilks Trail 1.02 mi. (Hiking Only) White Rock Cave Trail 0.3 mi. (Hiking Only) 0.36 75 0. Foshee Trail 1.66 mi. (Hiking Only) 15 0. 0.23 1500' 0.56 Ashe Juniper Trail 2.49 mi. (Hiking/Biking) 4 0.1 2 0. ek Cre OLD CCC ENTRANCE 29° 35' .24" N 99° 44' 58.5" W This original park entrance was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Notice the beautiful stonework that was laid by hand. The park entrance was relocated to better manage increased vehicle traffic. Rim Trail 0.22 Campos Trail 0.68 mi. (Hiking Only) 7 0.16 0.47 Bell Trail 0.15 18 0.4 8 8 0.21 0.39 4 0.06 32 0. CCC HORSESHOE FOOTPRINT BOLLARDS 29° 34' 42.24" N 99° 44' 55.28" W Built by the CCC, these have directed Garner State Park hikers for more than 70 years! CAMPOS TRAIL OVERLOOK 29° 34' 44.76" N 99° 45' 3" W Enjoy the vastness of the Hill Country from this awe-inspiring overlook. (Hiking Only/Steep) 0.15 OLD BALDY SUMMIT 29° 34' 31.86" N 99° 43' 47.94" W Your hard work up this short but steep hike will be rewarded with amazing views for miles around. 3 0. 09 9 0.0 Donovan Trail 0.71 mi. (Hiking Only) Highway Trail 0.62 mi. (Hiking/Biking) Elm 9 Polly Trail ek 8 32 0. 0.1 9 Cre 7 0.48 0.12 OLD ROCK FENCE 29° 49' 56.5" N 99° 44' 22.38" W A 0.75 mile long manmade wonder whose origin is clouded in mystery, built more than a century ago! Madrone Walkway 0.55 mi. (Hiking/Biking) 2 0.5 8 Elm 6 8 0.4 Old Entrance Road 0.84 mi. Old Horse Trail (Hiking/Biking) .62 0 0.48 mi. (Hiking Only) Crystal Cave Trail 0.0 9 0.62 mi. 0.13 5 160 0' 1 Wild Horse Creek Trail 0.48 mi. (Hiking Only) . Blinn RIver Trail 0.53 mi. (Hiking Only) 0.26 1700' PAINTED ROCK OVERLOOK 29° 34' 47.7" N 99° 44' 9.06" W Check out the great view of Old Baldy as you rest on top of the ridge. 0.13 29 0. 4 0.18 Shady Meadows Camping Area 0.17 ST E EP 180 0' Old Baldy Trail 0.53 mi. (Hiking Only) 6 0' 0' 160 CRYSTAL CAVE 29° 35' 1.56" N 99° 44' 25.5" W Don't forget a flashlight as you enter this 30-foot deep cave. Enjoy the slightly cooler temperatures, and help us protect the cave's namesake. River Crossing Camping Area 0.11 0' Frio Canyon Trail 2.88 mi. (Hiking/Biking) 170 SHADY OAK 29° 35' 4.44" N 99° 44' 31.32" W Take a rest as you hike along the ridge and enjoy the shade from this large live oak. 160 3 Rio Frio Camping Area ' 1600 2 83 OLD ENTRANCE ROAD OVERLOOK 29° 35' 11.52" N 99° 44' 33.42" W Enjoy a beautiful view of the Frio Canyon! This paved road was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as part of the original park entrance. 160 1 0.2 4 0.37 U N DA PA R K B O 0.51 NOTES: 0' 150 RY Contour intervals are 20 feet. Trail lengths are in miles. Elevation levels are in feet. No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use. Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff. to Uvalde In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. © 2017 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 00' 14 PWD MP P4507-0061Q (7/17) . TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TDD) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989. If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. SCALE 0 0.25 0.5 Mile .1396 234 RR 1050 Concan, TX 78838 (830) 232-6132 Garner State Park Lose yourself in the aweinspiring beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Enjoy spectacular views and breathtaking scenery along many miles of trails. Experience a different side of Garner State Park as you get a bird’s-eye view of the Frio River and stunning geological features. STAYING SAFE KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent and appropriate clothing/hiking shoes. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re on the trail. TRAIL DIST TIME DIFFICULTY DESCRIPTION OLD ENTRANCE ROAD .84 mi. 20 min. Easy Open to hikers and bikers, this paved road is a good place to look for endangered golden-cheeked warblers in spring. DONOVAN TRAIL .71 mi. 30 min. Moderate This trail provides access to some of the best examples of habitats found in the Hill Country. BRIDGES TRAIL .65 mi. 45 min. Challenging Use caution on the loose rocks and steep terrain. Your reward for the hard work is a great view of Old Baldy at Painted Rock Overlook and the shade of the giant Ashe juniper tree. CRYSTAL CAVE TRAIL .62 mi. 45 min. Challenging Challenging in several locations, the trail provides access to one of the park’s natural wonders. BLINN RIVER TRAIL .53 mi. 20 min. Easy Take a nice stroll along the Frio River, and keep your eyes open for wildlife that make their homes here. OLD BALDY TRAIL .53 mi. 45 min. Challenging This is a short trail to get a bird’s-eye view of the Frio River canyon, but it’s very steep and rocky. Watch where you step! FOSHEE TRAIL 1.66 mi. 1 hr. Moderate This trail transects the mountains of Garner State Park. Many trails intersect the Foshee Trail, giving hikers access to most of the back country area of the park. ASHE JUNIPER TRAIL 2.49 mi. 1.5 hrs. Moderate This trail provides vistas of the backside of Old Baldy and access to our newly developed Youth Group Camping Area. OLD HORSE TRAIL .48 mi. 30 min. Moderate This narrow old horse trail takes you through the trees, traversing the steep slope of the mountain several hundred feet above the Old Entrance Road. FRIO CANYON TRAIL 2.88 mi. 1.5 hrs. Easy Experience the vastness of the Frio Canyon while hiking or biking this relatively flat trail with mountains in view from all vantage points. Bring a quart of water per hour of activity. TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring alone. Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return. WEAR A HELMET. When biking, check with park HQ to match the ride to your skill level. Wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of a crash. POTENTIALLY HARMFUL PLANTS AND ANIMALS LIVE HERE. You’ll see them more easily if you stay on trails. YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONNECT. It’s a good idea to take along a cell phone and GPS unit, but don’t count on them. TRAIL ETIQUETTE Trash your trash. Keep the park natural. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace. Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick and more likely to cause harm to people. Take only memories and pictures. Please don’t disturb or remove any of the park’s plants, animals or artifacts. Keep pets on leashes for their safety, and to protect wildlife. Campfires are permitted only in designated rings and not in the primitive camping area due to potential for ground scarring and wildfires. For information on Texas State Parks, visit FOR EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. Sign up today for free email updates: /texasparksandwildlife @TPWDparks #TxStateParks Sponsor: Whole Earth Provision Co.

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