San Gabriel Paddlesports offers drop off and pick up at various locations on the San Gabriel River and on Lake Georgetown. Go to their website to see the variety of rental options and to make reservations.
Amenities at the park include a playground, a splash pad, a dog park, an equestrian arena, the Garey House event space (rented separately), pavilions, two fishing ponds, 4.7 miles of hiking trails, and 4.2 miles of equestrian trails. For more information about Garey Park and admission fees, please visit their website.
Meandering right through the very heart of Georgetown is the San Gabriel River. What better place to find one of the most beautiful parks in the State of Texas. San Gabriel Park is graced with 200 year-old oak trees that offer the shade of their branches to family picnics, games of touch football or Frisbee, concerts, festivals, canoeing, swimming and, well, a lazy day of fishing. For driving directions, or information on reserving areas, click on the link above.
Blue Hole is a scenic lagoon on the South San Gabriel River. The entrance to Blue Hole Park is located at Second Street and Rock Street, one block west of N. Austin Avenue. This scenic park lined by limestone bluffs is a good wading spot to cool down a little bit in the summer! Blue Hole Park is open from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. Free public parking is available at the corner of 3rd Street and Rock Street in the parking lot or the parking garage. For more information, please go to parks.georgetown.org/blue-hole.
Inner Space is a living cave, which means that its formations are continuing to develop and take shape. For over 80,000 years the cavern has been constantly changing, allowing for spectacular displays and breathtakingly beautiful formations. Inner Space Caverns has a friendly kennel available free of charge for visiting pets as they wait for their owners.
For the more serious angler or water enthusiast, this 1200 acre lake offers boating, skiing, fishing, four separate camping areas, a wildlife preserve and 16 miles of hiking trails. Cedar Breaks Park and Jim Hogg Park have boat ramps and camping facilities with RV hook-ups and restrooms with showers. Russell Park has both a camping and swimming area, a boat ramp and restrooms with showers. Tejas Park offers primitive camping and picnic areas. Fishing is some of the best in the region, with small and largemouth bass, white bass, flathead and channel cat.
The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department has nearly 9 miles of hike and bike trails along the North and South San Gabriel Rivers. There is a 1.6 mile granite trail that loops around San Gabriel Park.
On the North San Gabriel River, there is a one mile lighted concrete trail that goes from San Gabriel Park to Rivery Park. On the South San Gabriel River, there is a one mile lighted concrete trail that starts at Walden and College and goes to Blue Hole Park. See all Georgetown Parks here: parks.georgetown.org/parks-and-trails
Hours of operation are 8:00 am – 9:00 pm daily. The park offers skaters ramps, grind boxes, rails, half pipes and quarter pipes. This is an unsupervised park and skaters skate at their own risk. Please visit the website above for more information and the complete list of rules.
Hours: Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday: Closed (Programming takes up portions of the pool throughout the day)
The Indoor Pool is available for year-round use with a Recreation Center membership or the purchase of a $5 day pass. Please visit the Recreation Center page for membership information! Completion of a waiver is required for facility use.
The Indoor Pool is 25 yards wide, with 8 lap lanes (6 ft. deep), a transition lane and a shallow end with areas designed for swim lessons and relaxing (3 ft. deep.)
Both the men’s and women’s locker rooms have doors to the pool deck. There are also two family changing rooms in the vending area between the pool and the lobby. There are two rinse-off showers on the pool deck as well. An ADA accessible hydraulic chair lift is available.
Open during the summer, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (closed Sundays). Please see website or call for pool locations, fees, holiday closures and other information.
This tennis facility offers tennis lessons, including private lessons, leagues, tournaments, and camps. The center includes 11 hard surface lighted tennis courts, a swimming pool for summer enjoyment, and a clubhouse complete with dressing rooms, showers, and a pro shop.
In addition to the weight room and indoor track, the Georgetown Recreation Center has an indoor pall, a game room with video games, a pool table, foosball, ping pong, and more. You can purchase daily passes or annual memberships.
Whether you go to pick fruit, enjoy live music, attend a special event, or just have a great time with your family, Sweet Eats Farm has plenty to offer to keep you entertained. There’s pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, live music, beer & wine, and special events! Most families typically spend 3-5 hours there. See their website for more information.
The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department maintains three Disc Golf Courses. The Pinnacle Disc Golf Course and the San Gabriel Park Golf Course are 9-hole Disc Golf Courses. There is an 18-hole Disc Golf Course in the Rivery Park. For more information regarding the Disc Golf Courses, please call or visit website above.
Bark Park is located in a beautiful pecan grove providing significant shade for dogs and their owners alike. There is parking available as well as water fountains and trash containers for owners and their dogs. Additional features will be added to the park such as picnic tables, benches, and a trail around the park in the future. Be sure to locate, read, and understand the Rules for Use posted at the park for an enjoyable visit to Bark Park for yourself, your dog, and your neighbors.
Nestled among the trees lining the North San Gabriel River, this year-round course consists of many low team elements, 22 new and exciting high elements (including parallel zip-lines), and two climbing walls. We can also provide special skill workshops including rock climbing or rappelling. The 4-hour program includes: a team assessment of needs prior to the event and four hours of our lower team building initiatives. These activities present the group with a base of discussion for how to improve the productivity and quality of the group.
Williamson County’s first six commissioners met here under a stately oak tree in May 1848 to choose a location for the county seat. George Washington Glasscock offered to donate the land he owned jointly with Thomas B. Huling as a site for the county seat. The land was bounded by the oak tree at one corner and the San Gabriel River to the north and west. The commissioners named the town Georgetown in Glasscock’s honor.
Williamson County’s Berry Springs Park and Preserve is located on 300-acres along Berry Springs between I.H. 35 and C.R. 152 with the main entrance off of C.R. 152. Berry Springs Park and Preserve is utilized for passive recreational uses including camping, hiking and fishing. The park features a 2.5 mile hike/bike trail that will eventually connect to Georgetown Parks and Recreation trails. For camping and pavilion, plus history at Berry Springs please visit their website!
The Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial honors all veterans who have served in our military services. The memorial plaza is lined with 2500 engraved bricks; two walls: the 16-foot Williamson County Memorial Wall and a second, 82-foot limestone Memorial Wall; and nine granite plates engraved with the names of Williamson County residents who had given their lives in either World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Memorial Day and Veterans Day Services are held every year which are open to the public.
You can experience the thrill of aviation on this Discovery Flight and be at the controls with a Pilot’s Choice Flight Instruction. This 1/2 hour flight special includes the opportunity of two of your friends flying along with you on your adventure. For more information, please click on the website link above.
South Fork is a fun family atmosphere with food trucks and a permanent bar serving beer and wine. Pet and kid friendly with a jungle gym playset and closed-in gates, shaded areas during the summer and enclosed areas during the winter. South Fork also hosts farmers markets every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Check their Facebook page for live music and special events. See website for hours.