COVID-19 Parks & Recreation Info

COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPHIC Main

Park Closure Announcement:

On Thursday, June 25, at 8 p.m. the City of San Marcos closed all river parks. View the press release on the closures here. On Thursday, July 9 at 8 p.m. Blanco Shoals Natural Area will also close. 

The City will continue to evaluate service levels and facility reopenings as the COVID-19 response continues and evolves. The status of all City events is subject to change at any time.

  1. Open Parks
  2. Closed Parks
  3. Park & Court Guidelines
  4. Programs
  5. Facilities

Visitors to these areas must practice social distancing of at least six feet between individuals not in your household and are prohibited from gathering in groups of more than ten people. It is important to note that all playscapes/playgrounds and basketball courts within the parks are closed. If you bring in your own play equipment do not share it and remember to pack it out when you leave. Visit the "Park & Court Guidelines" tab above for additional usage guidelines and this page for tips on physical distancing in parks. 

Please follow all city, county, state, and national health and safety mandates. For more information on those mandates visit the City’s COVID-19 Information and Resource page.

City parks and natural areas that are open:

Check out the Virtual Recreation Center for ways to stay active and connected. Also follow us on the SMTX Community Services Facebook page for updates.