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Activities and Things to Do

Cypress Frio Waters offer guests of all ages numerous outdoor activities across its beautiful 50 acre grounds. Depending on the season, there are plenty of outdoor activities enthusiasts can enjoy, such as:

  • Hike and bike trails
  • Swimming, Snorkeling and tubing*
  • Fishing (catch and release)*
  • Bird watching
  • Picnics and barbeques*
  • Volleyball, tetherball, basketball, footballs, soccer balls, frisbee golf, and horseshoes*
  • Kayaking and canoeing*
  • Quiet walks amongst the butterflies and native wildflowers
  • Beautiful sunrises and sunsets
  • Stargazing
  • Fall Season – Cypress trees changing colors

In addition, there are plenty of things to do in and around the Frio and Sabinal Canyons.

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The stunning Frio River in Concan has become the new top Spring Break Destination in Texas. Throw in a 5-day “Texas Style” music and activity festival! When we say “Texas Style”, we’re talking unforgettable concerts from your favorite artists, washer tournaments (with awesome prizes), tubing, hog sacking, helicopter rides, golf, Hill Country hiking and biking at Garner State Park and more! We like to call this little slice of heaven Rio Frio Fest. Gather your friends and family, come experience the beauty of the Hill Country and the Frio River paired with an incredible line-up of music and activities, you’ll be glad you did!
Rio Frio Fest - every spring in Concan.

For tickets and festival information visit

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Garner State Park
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!
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Lost Maples State Natural Area
Visitors enjoy picnicking, camping, backpacking, sightseeing, hiking, photography, bird-watching, fishing, swimming and nature study. Interpretive tours are provided by park staff and volunteers. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.
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Happy Hollow Frio RIver Tubing and General Store
Frio River adventures begin at Happy Hollow Grocery. Don’t let the name fool you. They are a full service, family-oriented river outfitter for adventure and fun. They offer tubing and kayaking for all ages and skill levels. Happy Hollow is located on the beautiful, cypress-lined banks of the spring-fed Frio River. They have a shuttle that operates on demand throughout the season. Also, since Happy Hollow is the only store that is located directly on the river, they have their own river entry / exit.
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Horseback Riding at Elm Creek Stables
2 Mile Guided Trail Rides near Garner State Park
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Frio Bat Flight
For a once in a lifetime experience you will want to come to the Frio Bat Flight Tour and witness this awesome site as 10 to 12 million Mexican Free-tailed Bats ascend into the evening sky before sunset at Frio Cave near Concan, Texas. This is the second largest bat population in the world open to the public!
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Golfing in Concan
The Club at ConCan, nestled in the Frio River Texas Hill Country region, is a par 72, 18 holes, 7,333 yards championship course. Panoramic views of the Hill Country are found on every fairway and premium Zoysia grass underfoot makes this a must-play course. Located just minutes from Garner State Park, the distinctive destination course is a convenient and scenic drive from San Antonio.
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Buckhorn Bar & Grill
Stop by the Buckhorn Bar & Grill for an ice cold beer, a refreshing margarita, a bite to eat, or just to take in the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, Garner State Park, & the Frio River! Drive Thru Beverage Barn Open 7 Days a Week. Live Music Every Weekend.

Frio River in front of Cypress Frio lodging