Camping at PECAN GROVE
Pecan Grove is one of several campgrounds within Garner State Park, located in northern Uvalde County, Texas, USA. This popular state park is approximately 30 miles north of Uvalde and about a two-hour drive west of San Antonio.
Pecan Grove offers a variety of camping amenities that can enhance your outdoor experience:
- Tent and RV sites
- Water and electric hookups (30 amps)
- Nearby restrooms with showers
- Picnic tables and fire rings at campsites
- Dump station for RVs
- Shade from mature pecan trees
Garner State Park is well known for its beautiful scenery and outdoor activities, including:
- Hiking: Multiple trails ranging from easy to challenging
- Swimming: Access to the Frio River for swimming and tubing
- Paddle boating and Kayaking: Rentals available in the park
- Mini-golf, dancing, and geocaching
- Bird watching and nature photography
Reserving a campsite at Pecan Grove is highly recommended, especially during peak seasons like summer, spring break, and fall weekends:
- Reservations can be made online through the Texas State Parks reservation system or by phone.
- Campsite rates vary depending on the time of year and amenities.
- Reservations can be made up to 5 months in advance.
To protect the park and ensure the safety and enjoyment of all visitors, certain regulations must be followed:
- Quiet hours are enforced – typically from 10 pm to 6 am.
- Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and cannot enter the water.
- Observe all fire rules and burn bans when they're in effect.
- All garbage must be disposed of properly.
- Alcohol consumption is subject to state and park regulations.
- Weather: Be prepared for changing weather conditions and pack accordingly.
- Wildlife: The park is home to wildlife; it’s important to maintain a safe distance and not feed the animals.
- Capacity: The park may reach its capacity, at which point no further guests will be admitted until space is available. Arrive early to secure your spot.
Contact and Address
Before heading out:
- Check the official Texas State Parks website for the most current information.
- Call Garner State Park directly for real-time updates and information at (830) 232-6132.
- The physical address for Garner State Park is 234 RR 1050, Concan, Texas 78838.
- Remember to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and lots of water.
- Wear appropriate footwear for hiking and water activities.
- Preload maps or any necessary documentation since cellular service can be spotty in the park.