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Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries

Juneteenth Celebrations

San Marcos Plaza Park

This is the oldest known celebration commemorating emancipation and the end of slavery in the United States. Festivities include a parade through downtown San Marcos, a charity BBQ cook-off, music, and games and activities for children.

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What's Near Here?

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). 

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.

Merriman Cabin

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