Kerrville-Schreiner Park

Hill Country

Three miles southeast of town, this 517-acre park is a beautiful place for cycling, hiking, canoeing, tubing and camping. For lazy floats along the Guadalupe River, rent kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and inner tubes at Kerrville Kayak & Canoe.

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2. Schreiner Mansion

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