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Texas State Parks

USA Parks
Hill Country Region
Blanco State Park
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P O Box 493
Blanco, Texas   78606

Phone: 830-833-4333
Reservations: 512-389-8900
Blanco State Park is 104.6 acres, along the Blanco River, in Blanco County. The land was deeded by private owners in 1933 before the park was opened in 1934.

The park area was used as a campsite by early explorers and settlers. A spring in the park made the location ideal when the river was dry. Original developments were made by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Nature of the Area
Hilly terrain consists of cedar, pecan, and other trees.Wildlife Observation and Photography: nutria, mallard duck, raccoon, armadillo, and squirrel. Fish include winter rainbow trout, perch, catfish, and bass.

Blanco State Park is located near Boerne, Canyon Lake and Dripping Springs

Area Attractions
Nearby attractions include Lyndon B. Johnson State Historic Site and LBJ Ranch; located less than 30 miles away, Pedernales Falls and Guadalupe River State Parks and Honey Creek State Natural Area. Also nearby are Canyon Lake, Cascade Caverns, Natural Bridge Caverns, and Aquarena Springs.

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
October 23 Enjoyed our short hike by WV travelers
Very small park but beautiful river and we saw some interesting birds.
August 1 Texas Hill Country At Its Best
A nice little Texas park. The place was clean and the park rangers were helpful. Call ahead to make sure there is water flowing. Texas does get hit by drougths from time to time, which affects all water parks.
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Area Campgrounds
Spring Branch RV Resort
10950 US Highway 281 North
Spring Branch, TX
Nearby Hotels

The park is located on the south side of Blanco, 40 miles north of San Antonio on US Highway 281; turn on Park Road 23 or 48 miles west of Austin on US Highway 290 to US Highway 281, then south on Park Road 23. The park is only 4 blocks south of the town square.


Texas State Parks