San Marcos Nature Center

The San Marcos Nature Center has a variety of animal exhibits and a Wildscape of native plants from the San Marcos area. Our Wildscape features a pond, many themed gardens and serves as an outdoor learning center for all ages.


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San Marcos Iris Garden

This unique garden displays eight varieties of iris, and features the Tall Bearded Iris in colors of brilliant orange, violet, lavender and yellow blooms as well as bi-color variations of standards and falls.

Crook Park

TEMPORARILY CLOSED -- 16 acres of parkland located behind the San Marcos Nature Center and Tourist Information Center

San Marcos Wildlife Habitat Park

The park is 10 acres and the amenities include Restrooms, Hike/Bike Trails, Benches, Trash Cans and Picnic Tables.