Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK

GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK. 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.

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

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Citation

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

Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Guadalupe River State Park," accessed September 26, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/gkg06.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.