Garner State Park is a great place to visit for a swim or hike, or to enjoy a relaxing weekend. With 2.9 miles of Frio River winding through 1,774 acres of scenic Hill Country terrain, the park offers lots to see and do! Swim in the Frio River or float its waters on an inner tube, operate a paddle…
May 26, 2020
Only about 9 miles south of Rio Vado
March 28, 2020
Garner State Park is the most visited park in Texas. Reservations can be made for day access thru their website. It is a must during the summer season as they limit the number of cars allowed in the park.
February 26, 2020
I haven't hiked Garner yet. I hear it's pretty steep. There's a putt putt golf course and family dancing on the patio in the summers.
“The Laurel Tree is an amazing place with excellent food! Their fields are full of poppies in the Spring and Laurel goes all out decorating for Christmas. You can even dine in the treehouse! Hours are limited and they are always full so make your reservations well in advance!”
“This is the main cafe in Utopia. It is known for it's pie and basic Texas comfort food like chicken fried steak. It is homey, friendly and medium quality. (side note: our grandfather was the town doctor in the 1910s and had his office upstairs.)”