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Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries

Rio Vista Park

Rio Vista Park is a great place to put your kayak in and paddle upstream or just swim in the deep watering hole. It's not uncommon to see recreationist surfing the rapids and sunbathers along the river banks. This is also the point of pick up for the Lions Club Tube shuttle. Bring your own tube or rent one from Lions Club up stream at City Park

The amenities include Restrooms, Tennis Courts, 1/2 Basketball Court, Picnic Tables, Benches, a Pavilion, City Swimming Pool, Hike/Bike Trails and Trash Cans.

There are no admission or parking fees.

For a complete list of park tips and rules, please check HERE.  

What's Near Here?

Paddle with Style

Paddle With Style's mission is to introduce people to the sport of paddling through adventure, education and conservation. They offer canoe and kayak rentals, instruction, kids camp and a variety of river tours. *By reservation only

Rio Vista Falls Dam

The jewel of Rio Vista Park that has become a play area for tubers, kayakers, SUP boarders and everyone else. This is a great location if you want to play and cool off on a hot summer day. For a complete list of park tips and rules, please check HERE

San Marcos Wildlife Habitat Park

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