234 Ranch Road 1050, Concan, TX 78838, US

(830) 232-5999

We help sustain & improve Garner Park for all generations.

We help sustain & improve Garner Park for all generations.

We help sustain & improve Garner Park for all generations.We help sustain & improve Garner Park for all generations.

VISITOR AND NATURE CENTER

Visitor Center Hours

Commemorative and Nature Items

History and Nature Exhibits


  • Regretfully, the Visitor Center will be closed until further notice to protect the health of our employees and visitors. Hayrides scheduled for Mar 17 and 19 have also been cancelled.  Please refer to Texas Park and Wildlife’s website or Garner bulletin boards for programs that will remain accessible.  Stay safe, wash your hands and enjoy the outdoors!
  • Posted March 13,2020


History and Nature Exhibits

Commemorative and Nature Items

History and Nature Exhibits

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Garner State Park History and Natural History. Exhibits are kid-friendly.

Commemorative and Nature Items

Commemorative and Nature Items

Commemorative and Nature Items

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Books to help identify plants and animals and learn about Garner history. Commemorative items.

Earn Junior Ranger Badge

Earn Junior Ranger Badge

Commemorative and Nature Items

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Kids aged 6-13, get your Junior Ranger Booklet and learn how to earn your badge.

Information

Earn Junior Ranger Badge

And Much More...

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Friendly Friends of Garner volunteers and staff answer questions about the park.

And Much More...

Earn Junior Ranger Badge

And Much More...

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Interpretive Ranger talks and events, commemorative brick purchase, free wi-fi access, hayride sign-ups, wildflower garden.


wildflower garden

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Friends of Garner Wildflower Garden

The wildflower garden is located next to the Visitor Center.

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Master Naturalist Helpers

  

The Master Naturalists  met with Friends of Garner Visitor Center Manager, Brenda Seidenberg and President, Debbie Jackson along with GSP’s Interpretive Ranger, Shaylee Burns on July 25, 2019,  to offer advice on improving Friends of Garner  Native Plant Garden.  Pictured from l- r, front row  Barbara Marquer, Elsa Roberts, Teresa Coleman, and Sharon Hixon.  Back row is Brenda and Shaylee.  Thanks so much ladies.  What an educational and interesting time we had.

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Volunteering

 If you would like to help maintain the garden or just put in some time  one day a month, contact the Visitor Center at 830 232 5999.   

WILDFLOWER GARDEN NEWS

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Many thanks to our volunteers who help keep our native garden beautiful.

The Frio Canyon Garden Club seeded a bird, butterfly, and medicinal plant garden with wildflower seeds on November 15, 2019. 

Open House November 30, 2019

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Open House at Garner State Park Visitor Center was held November 30.
Hikers and campers came out of the pecan groves for wassail  and homemade cookies.

  

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Those who hiked with Interpretive Ranger Shaylee Burns splurged guiltlessly on cookies.

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Thanks to Brenda Seidenberg, Mary Ann Abbott, Joan Hosbach , Dirk Foshee, Johnnie and Debbie Jackson for decorating and providing cookies.

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Among the many visitors was a family and friends from Houston.  Alisha Ashton brought her crew in to celebrate.  From L-R, back row: Alisha and Brooke Humphreys, and Hailey Ashton.
    Front row: Beckham Ashton, London Ashton and Macey Fielding.