Guadalupe River State Park

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: August 1, 1995

Guadalupe River State Park is in Kendall and Comal counties on State Highway 46 some eight miles west of its intersection with U.S. Highway 281 in Comal County. The 1,938-acre park was acquired from private owners in 1975. The Guadalupe River divides the park into two sections: on the south side of the river is a 1,239-acre tract that opened as a park in 1983; on the north side is a 661-acre tract that is undeveloped and not open to the public. The heavily wooded area is home to a wide variety of wildlife, ranging from raccoons and white-tailed deer to the golden-cheeked warbler and other rare migratory birds. Park facilities include a hiking trail, camping and picnicking areas, and restrooms.

Ray Miller, Texas Parks (Houston: Cordovan, 1984).

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Guadalupe River State Park,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 17, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 1, 1995