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Kendall County Parks

                                             
 
Parks Office: 716 FM 289, Comfort, TX 78013 - Exit 533(located next to the Kendall County Animal Shelter) 
 
The Mission of the Kendall County Parks Department is to provide well-maintained parks and open spaces, facilities and recreational services for all abilities to improve the quality of life for all. The preservation of our natural resources, heritage and wildlife remain at the forefront throughout our park land.

 

Mailing Address: 201 E. San Antonio, Attn Parks Department, Boerne, TX 78006

Office: 830-537-3470

PARKS MASTER PLAN 2009-2019 CLICK HERE 

Map of all three parks: CLICK HERE
 
Guadalupe River Map: CLICK HERE

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DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION 
Daniel Vetter 830-388-7073
Parks Director/Department Head
Email: Click here to email
 

 

 

 
Joshua Springs Park & Preserve

 
Address: 716 FM 289 Comfort, TX 78013 : Exit 533 

 

Located between Boerne and Comfort with 9 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 MapClick Here  Google Map coordinates:  N 29 53.224 W 98 48.628

Visitor Park MapClick Here

RulesClick Here

Kendall County Order 6.25.2012 for Joshua Springs Park and PreserveClick Here for Rules and Regulations

Bird Census: Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your binoculars and drinking water. Meet in parking lot.

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JAMES KIEHL RIVER BEND PARK

 

Address: 118 River Bend Road, Comfort, TX 78013
 

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.

Park Hours: DAWN to DUSK (Park will be open during major holidays)

BrochureCLICK HERE
 
Directions and MapCLICK HERE
 
RulesCLICK HERE 

Bird Census: Every 4th Tuesday at 8am. Bring your water and binoculars.

 

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KREUTZBERG CANYON NATURAL AREA

Address: 143 Mark Twain , Boerne, TX 78006 ( Off 474/ Kreutzberg Road)

 

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) 

BrochureCLICK HERE

Directions and MapCLICK HERE   

RulesCLICK HERE 

Bird Census: Every 3rd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your water and binoculars.

 Click Here
         

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.

Directions:     Click Here

Rates:     Click Here

Payment: Click Here

Lease Agreement: Click Here 

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For more information, call 830-388-7071 or email the Administrative Manager

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Pavilions


                                                        

                            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, BBQ pit, basketball goal, restrooms and can accommodate up to 225 guests. All pavilions are ADA accessible.

Rates:     Click Here

Reservation Form:     Click Here

Payment: Click Here

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For more information, call 830-388-7071 or email the Administrative Manager

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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

Board Members

 Name  Term Expiration 
 Brad Gessner  
 Patricia Ptak  
 Jonathan Piper  
 Jed Mazour  
 Maritza Gonzalez-Cooper  
 Andrew Robinson  
 Frederick Cook  
 Dale Bransford  
 Brent Evans  

Agendas & Minutes

May 20, 2021: Agenda, Minutes, Backup Documents

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