Explore the Outdoors

Get ready for some outdoor fun in San Marcos! Enjoy one of the many hike and bike trails. Explore what makes the San Marcos River a unique ecosystem. Finish your adventure with a relaxing meal on then play outdoor games on the patio at the Railyard Bar and Grill.

Spring Lake Preserve

About 251 acres of undeveloped parkland that sits just above the headwaters of the San Marcos River.

The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

The Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours, formerly Aquarena Center, offers interpretive and self-guided tours, historic glass bottom boat rides, wildlife viewing, wetlands boardwalk, Texas River exhibits, nature-friendly Gift Shop and much more.

San Marcos Aquatic Resources Center

The Center currently works with listed aquatic species associated with the Edwards Aquifer and other Texas spring systems.

Wonder World Park

Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line cave for more than 105 years at Wonder World Park, the first Texas commercial show cave. Today, the park has many other attractions for family fun and educational entertainment.

Railyard Bar and Grill

Downtown | We feature a full bar, live music, beer garden, great food at even greater prices!