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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City to Reopen Parks, River Access & Facilities on Sept. 16

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The City of San Marcos will reopen all public facilities, riverfront parks, neighborhood park playgrounds, athletic complexes, tennis and basketball courts on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. Children’s Park Playscape will reopen on Friday, Sept. 1...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

City Requests “Welcome Home” Photos for Video to National Guard by Sept. 14

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The City of San Marcos (COSM) and the Hays County Veterans Resource Office invite members of the public to submit “welcome home” photos for inclusion in a City-produced message to the Texas Army National Guard 4th Battalion-133rd Field...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Resident Engagement Improves with SMTX Connect Redesign

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SMTX Connect, the official City of San Marcos civic engagement tool, is being upgraded today to a new platform that will allow residents a simpler and better experience when reporting non-emergency issues, requesting services, and commenting to the City.

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 24, 2020

ADA Ramps to go in at Rio Vista Park & City Park

ADA Accessible ramp @ Rio Vista Park

As the TxDOT ADA pathway project continues construction along the riverfront parks from I-35 to Sewell Park, the City of San Marcos is also installing several ADA accessible ramps into the San Marcos River. Currently, there is a ramp going in at Rio Vista...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Blanco Shoals Natural Area to Close July 9

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Due to extreme levels of activity and crowding recorded over the recent weeks, we will be closing Blanco Shoals Natural Area beginning Thursday, July 9, at 8 p.m. Our other greenspaces and natural areas are open, but we urge you to please practice social ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

San Marcos River Parks to Close at 8 p.m. Thursday June 25

River park closure

The City of San Marcos river parks will be closed again until further notice as of 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 25. The Dog Park, Skate Park, neighborhood parks, and natural areas will remain open, but visitors to these areas should observe CDC recommendation...

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