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Parks Office: 716 FM 289, Comfort, TX 78013 - Exit 533(located next to the Kendall County Animal Shelter)
Mailing Address: 201 E. San Antonio, Attn Parks Department, Boerne, TX 78006
PARKS MASTER PLAN 2009-2019 : CLICK HERE
Special Event Permit: CLICK HERE
Located between Boerne and Comfort with 8 miles of multi-use trails encompassing 365 acres of rich terrain in the Texas Hill Country, Joshua Springs Park and Preserve is a premier destination for hiking, biking, exercising and viewing diverse wildlife. Step away from the trails and enjoy the 9-acre lake fed by Little Joshua Creek to launch your kayaks or fish for bass, catfish and crappie. Let your dog run free on our 2-acre off-leash dog park or enjoy picnicking under vast Texas Live Oaks and spacious amenities like our pavilions and various other covered picnic areas. Joshua Springs Park and Preserve is a fun, family friendly place for all to enjoy, and open 365 days a year!
Park Hours: Oct .1st - Apr. 30th 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
May 1st - Sept. 30th 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Directions and Map: Click Here Google Map coordinates: N 29 53.224 W 98 48.628
Visitor Park Map: Click Here
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Bird Census: Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your binoculars and drinking water. Meet in parking lot.
Located in Comfort Texas, James Kiehl River Bend Park encompasses 25-acres along the Guadalupe River with an upper terrace for walking trails, picnic areas, a wildlife observation blind and more. The lower terrace spans the entire length of the park with 1,634 feet of Guadalupe waterfront and is an ideal spot for swimming, fishing and launching kayaks. Named after James Kiehl, who was raised in Comfort and fought in the Iraq War, James Kiehl River Bend Park serves as a memorial park to honor him and his service.
Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area is a 117-acre natural area park located in Boerne Texas along the Guadalupe River. With 3 miles of multi-use trails, Kreutzberg Canyon is a destination for hiking, biking, exercising and picnicking. Three wildlife observation blinds equipped with identification books and camera ports make it an ideal place to watch and photograph birds and the wide variety of wildlife in the Texas Hill Country. The Kronkosky Interpretive Garden is home to nature and historical education and a diverse collection of native and adapted plants. Stroll through the beautiful garden to practice plant identification skills, and learn about native animals and plants, fossils, Texas leaf-cutter ants, and alien invaders. The garden and adjacent bird blind are ADA approved. Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area has 1,700 feet of waterfront along the Guadalupe River making it an ideal location for swimming, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more.
Park Hours : DAWN to DUSK (Park will be open during major holidays)
Brochure: CLICK HERE
Directions and Map: CLICK HERE
Rules: CLICK HERE
Bird Census: Every 3rd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your water and binoculars.
Ring Mountain Event Center
Address: 716 FM 289 Comfort, TX 78013
The Ring Mountain Event Center is a 4,500 square foot multi-use facility available to rent for events and gatherings such as weddings, reunions, business dinners, baby showers and more. The event center sits on top of Ring Mountain at 1,756 feet elevation with beautiful 360 degree views of the Texas Hill Country and comes equipped with a kitchen, restrooms, grand room, patios and an outdoor bar.
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For more information, call 830-388-7071 or email the Administrative Manager
See Calendar Below for Availability
Large Pavilion 70' x 100' Small Pavilion 24' x 36'
Whether looking to plan your next big outdoor event or small gathering with family and friends, Joshua Springs Park & Preserve is the place for you. Our open air pavilions are surrounded by beautiful panoramic views of nature and have easy access to restrooms and trails. The EAST and WEST pavilions are each equipped with 2 picnic table, BBQ pit, and can accommodate up to 40 guests. The Large pavilion is equipped with 10 picnic tables, large grill, basketball goal, restrooms and can accommodate up to 225 guests. All pavilions are ADA accessible.
Reservation Form: Click Here
Purpose Statement: The purpose will be to advise the Parks Department on matters pertaining to (a) the Comprehensive Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan, (b) the acquisition of park and recreation areas and facilities, (c) the development of park and recreation areas and facilities, and (d) any other items determined by the Parks Director.
Advisory Board Bylaws: Click Here
Left to Right: Dale Bransford, Jonathan Piper, Maritza Gonzalez-Cooper, Frederick Cook, Jed Mazour, Brent Evans, Brad Gessner, Andrew Robinson, Patricia Ptak
Vision Statement: We envision the role of the Kendall County Parks Advisory Board as lending expertise and guidance to parks management and county officials on matters of land and recreational assets stewardship. We also envision serving as a channel between county citizens and parks management, bringing timely and appropriate citizen input to parks initiatives.
Mission Statement: Our mission is to liaise with parks, recreation, and conservation groups, providing briefings and soliciting support for Kendall County Parks Department initiatives as needed. We also aim to provide county residents with open channels to submit input to various county officials on department initiatives.
Agendas & Minutes
May 20, 2021: Agenda, Minutes, Backup Documents
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August 26, 2021: Agenda, Minutes Backup Documents
September 28, 2021: Agenda, Minutes Backup Documents
December 13, 2021: Special Called Meeting: Agenda, Minutes
December 14, 2021: Agenda, Minutes
January 25, 2022: Agenda, Minutes
February 8, 2022: Agenda, Minutes
March 22, 2022: Agenda, Minutes
April 26, 2022: Agenda, Minutes
May 17, 2022: Agenda
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