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Hays County Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Hays County Parks Department!

Parks Info Line: 512-214-4593

Jacob’s Well opened for swimming May 1, 2019, by reservation only. The Preserve is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to enjoy nature. Please visit the Jacob’s Well Amenities & Rules page below to make a reservation for swim access.

Reserve a Day Pass (there is limited access) for the new Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve at jwna.checkfront.com/reserve and select Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Preserve. Preserve hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. No admittance after 2 p.m. Preserve access is by reservation only. This preserve offers 4 miles of hiking on paved (ADA accessible) and primitive trails. There is NO SWIMMING available on this property. Please read the rules and info when making a reservation. The Preserve entrance is located at 5131 FM 967 Buda, TX 78610 (across FM 967 from Oak Forest Drive).

Jacob’s Well Natural Area Amenities & Rules

Jacob's Well Natural Area

Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve

View from the ADA-accessible trail at Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve

Five Mile Dam Parks Amenities & Rules
(Johnson & Vetter Parks and City-County Soccer Complex)

Five Mile Dam Park

 

The 2012 Parks, Open Spaces & Natural Areas Plan will guide our parks for years to come.

Jay Taylor, Lead Parks Specialist
1699 Mt. Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676
512-214-4593
jay.taylor@co.hays.tx.us

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