Poker riders
Hikers Family
Ecovarium reptile presentation 2016



San Marcos features 63 miles of existing trails are great for hiking, biking, running, equestrian use and more.   

Scheduled Hikes 
(All hikes start at 9 am, sign in at 8:30 am)


Jacks Pond Nature Center Web Icon

Jack's Pond Nature Center provides information about local habitats, plants, animals, geology, and cultural history in educational and enjoyable ways. 

Park Rangers

Acting as a source of public information about the more than 30 city parks and trail network, park rangers interpret and enforce park rules and regulations for visitors, assist with various events and programs and ensure safety for park patrons.



Outdoor Adventures Events

Special events are offered
through out the year.




Scouts and Volunteers


Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Eagle Scouts and Volunteers that need community projects can partner with City staff to find one that can make an impact.