Things to do


Any time is a great time to visit the Frio River area of Texas, where Frio River Vacation Rentals has vacation lodging

available for you all year round. Just 90 miles west of San Antonio.

The power of Nature

Explore scenic surroundings and the great parks of Texas.


Discover the best shopping locations in Concan & the Frio River area.

Family fun!

Book the best activities & entertainment for family fun in the area.

Connect with Nature.

Garner State Park Texas

Garner State Park

Garner State Park is located on the Frio River seven miles north of Concan on US Hwy 83 in Uvalde County. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here each year to enjoy its facilities. The jukebox dance is held nightly on summer nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day at the Pavilion.

Lost Maples Natural Area

Lost Maples State Natural Area is located approximately five miles north of Vanderpool on Ranch Road 187 on the northwestern corner of Bandera County and the eastern edge of Real County.

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Frio Bat Cave

Among the most spectacular Bat-watching sites in Texas, the Frio Cave in Concan provides a one in a lifetime experience with its millions free-tailed bats ascending into the sky each year from mid-March thru September.

Contact the Frio Bat Flight for reservations: 888-502-9387

Wildlife & Bird Watching

The Frio Canyon has long been known for its abundant wildlife. At Garner State Park visitors will see white-tailed deer, black rock and fox squirrels, raccoons, and many other species. Rio Grande turkeys, mourning doves, black and turkey vultures, eastern bluebirds and several species of migratory birds reside here.

Free! Family! Fun!

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Frio Valley Ranch

Texas’ premier Hill Country golf experience. Nestled deep in the heart of Concan, FVR is a par 72 championship course stretching 7333 yards. 

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Fishing in the Frio River is one of our favorite activities for the whole family! Learn more about bass, trout, perch, catfish, and all the catches in the area.  

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Bicycling & Scenic Drives

Open year-round, the Frio Canyon Trail is a 2.6 mile bicycle trail through Garner State park.

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Horseback Riding & Hayrides

Uvalde County provides the perfect scenery for a spring, summer, or fall horseback riding adventure. Choose the perfect landscape for your ride—from the guided trails at Garner State Park to the scenic trails along the Frio River.

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Seasonal Rodeos & Fairs

Check the event calendar at the Uvalde County Fairplex or plan a visit for the Palomino Fest during the Labor Day Weekend.

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Motorcycle Rallies

Join our local annual River Road Rally with vendors, food trucks, bike games, music, and more.

Frio must-shop.

Shopping in Mexico

Shopping in Mexico

Discover the closest destinations for a day trip to Mexico: Acuna and Piedras Negras (within 80 miles), Nuevo Laredo (140 miles), Reynosa (253 miles), General Escobedo (257 miles), Apocada (260 miles), San Nicolas De Los Garza (262 miles).

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Antiques Shopping

Shop collectibles and vintage items in Uvalde, TX.


Frio River Real Estate

Ready to own? Our Real Estate Agency will find the perfect property for your needs in Concan and the Frio Canyon.

Frio Canyon Chamber of Commerce

Supporting all non-profit organizations, businesses, and members within the area.

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce

Encouraging the growth of new and existing businesses throughout the Uvalde area.