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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 will remain at the forefront throughout our park land.

 

PARKS DEPARTMENT (See park tabs in menu for more information about each park) 
Mailing Address: 201 E. San Antonio, Attn Parks, Boerne, TX 78006
Parks Office: 
716 FM 289, Comfort, TX 78013 - Exit 533(located next to the Kendall County Animal Shelter) 
Office:
830-537-3470

PARKS MASTER PLAN 2009-2019 : CLICK HERE 

Park Rental: Click Here

Map of all three parks: CLICK HERE 

  CLICK HERE

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION 
Daniel Vetter 830-388-7073
Parks Director/Department Head
Ring Mountain Event Center (RMEC)
Email: Click here to email
 

 

KENDALL COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR PARKS ( Also known as KCPP)

Websitehttp://www.kendallcountyparks.org/

Questions or CommentsEmail us

Kendall County Partnership for Parks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization promoting the preservation of natural heritage and the development of recreational opportunities in the Texas Hill Country.

Visit the website listed above for more information!

 

 
Joshua Springs Park & Preserve

 

   


Park Office: 716 FM 289 Comfort, TX 78013 : Exit 533 

Phone: 830.537.3470  

Joshua Spring Park Hours:     Oct .1st - Nov. 5th            7:00 am - 7:00 pm
                                                  Nov. 6th - Feb. 28th         7:00 am - 6:00 pm  
                                                  Mar. 1st - Apr. 30th          7:00 am - 7:00 pm 
                                                  May 1st - Sept. 30th         7:00 am - 8:30 pm 
Brochure- 
Click Here

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

PhotosClick Here to see some of JSPP features.

Bird Census:Every 2nd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your binoculars and drinking water. Meet in parking lot.
For more information go to http://www.kendallcountyparks.org/

Just minutes away from Boerne and San Antonio, families can enjoy the tranquility of the Texas Hill Country at Joshua Springs Park to experience a perfect place to relax, play and exercise.   Joshua Springs Park and Preserve has over 400 acres, an enclosed dog park for small and large dogs,  and some of the amenities include trails for walking, biking, running, hiking, open air pavilions, a playground, fishing, restrooms, and wildlife observation blinds.    There are under 2 miles of ADA trails that wind through the center of the park with convenient picnic areas nearby.  

 For more information email the Parks Department


 
JAMES KIEHL RIVER BEND PARK

James Kiehl River Bend Park James Kiehl River Bend Park James Kiehl River Bend Park 
  

118 River Bend Road, Comfort, TX 78013
 
Park Hours: DAWN to DUSK (Park will be open during major holidays)

BrochureCLICK HERE
 
Directions and MapCLICK HERE
 
RulesCLICK HERE 

KCPP's Bird Census: Every 4th Tuesday at 8am. Bring your water and binoculars. For more information go to http://www.kendallcountyparks.org/

James Kiehl River Bend Park is a serene 25-acre natural area with grassland, woodland, and riparian habitats. 1,634 feet of Guadalupe River frontage provides access to the riv er for fishing, paddling, swimming, and relaxing.

Learn about Army Spc. James Kiehl in the James M. Kiehl Memorial Grove. The grove features a Texas sandstone monument to James and Kendall County servicemen and women, James' story, and benches and picnic tables under the shade of native pecan trees. This area is ADA approved, including an accessible picnic table.

Walk along the 1.5 miles of multi-use trails for fun, exercise, and nature study. Experience The Pecan Loop, The Prairie Loop, and the River Loop which leads down to the lower terrace and along the river's edge where awesome bald cypress trees shade the path.

JKRB is a preferred birding destination in the Hill Country. Birding groups from Kendall, Kerr, Gillespie, and Bexar counties hold bird walks at the park. KCPP and Hill Country Chapter Master Naturalists conduct a monthly bird and wildlife census.

No Potable Water - Don't forget to bring water for you and your dog. Conventional and ADA accessible latrines provided.

For more information, email the Parks Department.

       
KREUTZBERG CANYON NATURAL AREA

 

Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area     

  
143 Mark Twain , 
Boerne, TX 78006 ( Off 474/ Kreutzberg Rd, Near Cave Without A Name, River Mountain Ranch)

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

BrochureCLICK HERE

Directions and MapCLICK HERE   

RulesCLICK HERE 

Photos: Click to see KCNA's Entrance ,  Bird Blind , and Kiosk

KCPP's Bird Census: Every 3rd Tuesday at 8am. Bring your water and binoculars. For more information go to http://www.kendallcountyparks.org/

At KCNA, there is 117 scenic acres along the Guadalupe River containing six habitats: riparian, oak savanna, disturbed woodland/blowdown, open juniper - oak woodland, closed-canopy juniper - oak woodland, and old field.1,700 feet of Guadalupe River frontage allows access for river recreation: fishing, paddling, swimming, splashing, and relaxing. No potable water - Don't forget to bring water for you and your dog. Conventional and ADA accessible latrines provided. 

Hike along three miles of multi-use trails for fun, exercise, and nature study. Experience the Fossil Ridge Loop, The North and South Woodland Loops, and The River Loop which is perfect for a shady picnic along the Guadalupe River. 

KCPP designed and constructed three wildlife observation blinds. The blinds offer excellent opportunities to observe and photograph birds, butterflies, and wildlife. The Cuckoo, Chaparral, and Cardinal blinds have seating, camera ports, bird identification books, and enclosed habitat yards. The Cuckoo blind, our largest, is ADA accessible.Please consider contributing to KCPP to help us maintain the blinds and purchase seed and feed.

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.  

For more information email the Parks Department.

  Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area  Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area  Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area  Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area

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