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Kerrville-Schreiner Park, Kerrville

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Kerrville-Schreiner Park is a developed recreational area in Kerrville, Texas, United States. Originally, a Texas state park developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1935 and 1937, the state transferred the park to the City of Kerrville in 2004.HistoryIn 1934, the City of Kerrville donated 517 acres to the State Parks Board for development of a state park. CCC Company 1823CV arrived in January 1935 to begin construction on project SP-58. The company stayed until May 1937. CCC work at the park included building the park road, culverts, and other park infrastructure. the caretaker's dwelling, garage, a storage facility with water storage tank and entrance portals.The park was originally called Kerrville State Park. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Commissioners changed the name to Kerrville-Schreiner State Park in 1990. On February 13, 2004, the park transferred back to the City of Kerrville under authority of Texas House Bill 2108.Flora and faunaThe park is home to an abundance of wildlife including white-tailed deer and blackbuck, axis deer, rabbits, fox, birds, and butterflies. The butterfly garden in the park is a certified Monarch Way Station.
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  • I stayed overnight in one of the mini-cabins while on a motorcycle trip through the Hill Country west of Austin and San Antonio. The park was clean and well-organized. The staff were great. The river ...  more »
  • I have only stayed in the cabins, which are hard to reserve during the warm months, but they are great for close friends or a family of four. Plenty of activiites right outside the door, the river, wa...  more »
  • Beautiful park on the Guadalupe River. Great place for a walk or picnic. We went on a partly cloudy spring day and it was very nice. We will be back.  more »
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  • This place is a really nice place to visit. It's not expensive and you'll have a lot of fun camping or renting a cabin. There are shower on site and stores available in the area. It's not far from the Coming King Foundation. The cross, statues and plaques are gorgeous.
  • Debbie and Tina are great.. The prices and fees are great..very clean. showers and restrooms are always clean and kept up.. I love going here to camp. You can see Deer, Antelope, Raccoons, Squirrels, swim and fish till your heart is content
  • The trailer campsites are paved so good for campers. I didn't see a lot of ants which is great. The river side is louder than the uphill side. Biggest complaint are the restrooms on the river side. I think locals living in their cars come here to shower and dump their waste and clean their waste buckets in the showers. Too gross...The showers had poo and the ladies RR also had poo on the toilet seats. Essentially anyone can come in so it's a public restroom without constant cleaning. So bring your shower shoes if using the showers and Clorox wipes before using the toilets. We went hiking on the hill side and the gate is kept closed so the rr's were very clean.
  • Best trail system in the area. Non-river side is the hidden gem here. As a bonus the 4-mile paved river trail connects to Louise Hays, Tranquility Island, and the Riverside Nature Center.
  • Such a nice place for a mild hike. The view at the top of the yellow trail is very beautiful as you can see some of the town that sits across the river. The facilities, to include the restroom, were very clean and well kept. I would highly recommend as a place to stay overnight or just for a short day trip.