The Frio River has three primary tributaries - the East, West, and Dry Frio Rivers. The West Frio River comes from springs and joins the East Frio River near Leakey while the Dry Frio River joins northeast of Uvalde. with the East Frio River near the town of Leakey; the Dry Frio River joins northeast of Uvalde. The river flows southeast for 200 miles until it empties into the Nueces River.
Frio is Spanish for cold and in the Rivers case its referring to the spring-fed coolness of the Frio River - which makes the River perfect for tubing swimming. Unlike the Guadalupe River which at times is like highway 35 at rush hour with tubers, the Frio is the unadulterated gem of Texas. The 47 miles of the Frio River is defined by high limestone bluffs, some deep pools, enormous crypress trees, clear water, boulders, and some of the most dramatic hills in the Texas Hill Country! One moniker for the area is the "Swiss Alps of Texas.".
Frio River Information and Fun Things to Do
|Garner State Park||One of the best, oldest, and most popular Texas State Park|
|Nearby Golf Courses||Concan is home to some great golf courses|
|Tube Rentals||If your near the Frio River, you've got to rent a tube|
|Campgrounds Near the Frio||Some camprounds on or near the Frio River|
|Frio River Vacation Rentals||Some perfect places to stay during your visit to the Frio River|