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    Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries

    Veramendi Plaza

    One of the most scenic, historic and popular parks in San Marcos, Juan Veramendi Plaza is known for its iconic gazebo, the Charles S. Cock House Museum, the Merriman Cabin, the Dr. Gwen K. Smith Fountain, and the tree-lined pathway to the Riverwalk.


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    Merriman Cabin

    The historic Merriman Cabin was built in 1846 by Dr. Eli T. Merriman (1815-1867), a Yale graduate and 1838 Texas settler.

    Charles S. Cock House Museum

    Charles S. Cock House, erected in 1867, is a modest, vernacular Greek Revival structure and the oldest remaining residential building in San Marcos. 

    San Marcos Plaza Park

    Located on the banks of the San Marcos River, the park is 5.1 acres with hike/bike trails, wooden deck, large permanent stage (available for special events), and the Fish Hatchery Building (available for rental).