San Marcos Iris Garden

Designed and planted by Lee and Sandy Schroeder, the San Marcos Iris Garden is located between the San Marcos Tourist Information Center and the spring-fed San Marcos River.

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.

Prime blooming traditionally occurs in early March through mid-April while blooms can also be seen mid-January through the end of April.


What's Near Here?

San Marcos Discovery Center

Visit the San Marcos Discovery Center for information on exploring San Marcos’ natural beauty.  

Crook Park

 16 acres of parkland located behind the San Marcos Tourist Information Center

CabanaSMTX

CabanaSMTX provides year-round paddling instruction and equipment rentals to enjoy the San Marcos River. Experienced instructors and guides are here to outfit visitors for kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling, swings, slides, slack lines or just a hammock.