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Reasons to Visit Concan Texas and Frio Country

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Visit Concan Texas and Frio

Concan Texas is a small unincorporated community in the South West portion of the Texas Hill Country. Due to its many popular attractions it has been drawing the attention of many Texans. An hour and a half West of San Antonio and North of Uvalde, in Uvalde county, this semi-isolated area offers an abundance of recreation.  Most of the locals are willing  to share their beautiful community “Frio County” with the rest of us. However, all they ask is that we come and be friendly, courteous and considerate of the valuable resources, leaving it as good or better than the way we found it. After all, one simple thing such as cleaning up after yourself can ensure the enjoyment of ConCan for generations to come and most Texan are certainly in agreement with this. ConCan  is the kind of community that generations have shared, and generations will share for a very long time.

Visit Concan Texas and Frio

The fun just begins with the Frio River, or Rio Frio as the locals call it, winding all through the community, this popular river offers “tubing” for the whole family. The very name “Frio” should give you a hint of what this Spanish word is describing about this river, “es muy muy frio!” (it’s very very COLD). Even in mid summer, this water will give you a tingle and shiver while the 100 plus degree sunshine heat burns your head, shoulders, arms and anything else you leave exposed while “floatin’ the Frio” in FRIO COUNTRY.

Frio Country Resort

Next is probably the general beauty of the landscape the surrounds the area and most of the Texas Hill Country, but Garner State Park may arguably be one of the best examples of what we love about Central Texas. Summer time is popular and busy with the park filling up quickly with campers, tubers, fisherman, hikers and nature lovers that enjoy the abundance of wildlife, flora and trails to explore. The views, vegetation, birds and other wildlife make Garner State Park THE most popular State Park of Texas, but remember, it’s just one part of this beautiful area, so if it’s full, the area has more to offer.

Visit Concan Texas and Frio

Lodging and floating the river is what most of the local businesses are focused on and there are plenty of cabins, resort homes, lodges, camp sites and RV spots for every taste, but during the “hot season”, they fill up fast so you’ll need to make reservations early, like right now if you want the good ones. If you plan on river tubing, you can bring all your own gear or several great outfitters will set you up, truck you in and pick you up at the best spots, so you can just focus on relaxing and having a good time.

Visit Concan Texas and Frio

If you need a little more “exercise”, you can check out the Concan Country Club and Golf Concan! This distinctive, professionally designed course was created by Bechtol-Russell and will challenge the best of players, while astounding you with it’s beautiful Hill Country panoramic views with every step. It’s a huge course, with 7,333 yards of play on premium Zoysia grass underfoot that will actually allow you to feel the quality that very few courses can even offer. “Golf Concan” is destined to become a rally cry for Texas golfers everywhere like “Remember the Alamo” is for Texas patriots.

Club at Concan

If you can handle even more entertainment, you should try the House Pasture Cattle Company with a full bar, restaurant and regular music venue showcasing some of best talent available in the Hill Country. Big names like Willie Nelson to the Bellamy Brothers, Eli Young and everything in between guarantee that you’re sure to enjoy a true Texas atmosphere and evening you won’t soon forget. The House Pasture is a full service, private club that is set up in a unique way to make sure your time in Concan becomes the “time of your life”.

House Pasture

Lastly, have we mentioned the river, the ice cold, beautifully clear Frio River?

All of this is what makes Frio Country the kind of place that Texans are always braggin’ about and just one more reason to visit and enjoy our Texas Hill Country.