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COVER: The beloved Jacob’s Well near Woodcreek is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, June 6 along with the Blue Hole Regional Park and the city of San Marcos’ string of riverside parks. PHOTO by PATRICK LEWIS. Copyright 2012, Used with permission.


Which parks and natural areas are open — and which remain closed — in San Marcos and Wimberley. Parks not listed have already re-opened or never closed.

To re-open June 6

In San Marcos

Sewell Park (Texas State University)

City Park (city of San Marcos)

Bicentennial Park (city of San Marcos)

Children’s Park (city of San Marcos)

Rio Vista Park (city of San Marcos)

In Wimberley

Jacob’s Well Natural Area (Hays County)

Blue Hole Regional Park (Hays County)

The Lions Club tube rental at San Marcos City Park is also scheduled to open on Saturday. City officials say tubers should exit the river at Rio Vista park because currents downstream remain difficult.


Five Mile Dam Soccer Complex (city of San Marcos)

Johnson and Vetter River Park (Hays County)

Blanco Shoals Natural Area (city of San Marcos)

Thompson’s Islands (city of San Marcos)

Stokes Park (city of San Marcos)


3:21 p.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 5:

RUMOR CONTROL: There are rumors that the San Marcos River is not safe for recreational use due to E. coli levels. THIS…

Posted by City of San Marcos TX – City Hall on Friday, June 5, 2015

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