Things to do
FRIO RIVER ACTIVITIES
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.
Connect with Nature.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join our local annual River Road Rally with vendors, food trucks, bike games, music, and more.
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).
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.