Dog-Friendly Adventures in Nearby San Marcos
It wouldn’t be a family vacation without every family member along, including the furry, four-footed ones. Your doggie likes to do what you like to do – see the sights and eat in restaurants.
January is a beautiful time of year to be outdoors in nearby San Marcos, with clear, sunny skies and temperatures around 65ᵒ. So load Fido and the family in the car and head out from Leisure Resort Campground and RV Park to some great dog-friendly spots the whole gang can enjoy.
Purgatory Creek Natural Area
Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos is a wonderful place to visit. Not too challenging of a hike and your dog will love it. Scenic ash juniper groves, grassland meadows, wetlands, and oak trees are just some of the sights you’ll see. Visit Purgatory Creek at 2102 Hunter Road and look for the large grotto that years of rushing waters have carved into the limestone cliff.
Stokes Park is a beautiful quiet area along the San Marcos River. It’s a dog and family-friendly park offering nice light walking on enjoyable easy trails. The soothing sounds of trickling water and chirping birds will make your picnic and dog-romp memorable. Visit Stokes Park at 600 Cape Street in San Marcos.
Railyard Bar and Grill
Take your dear doggie out for lunch. The vibe is easy and casual at Railyard Bar and Grill with a dog-friendly patio, great food and service, music, and big TVs. Have a burger and a beer, play horseshoes, and meet friendly dogs and people at the Railyard. 116 S Edward Gary Street in San Marcos.
Is your pet plum tuckered out after his big adventure?
No? Well then, c’mon back to Leisure Resort Campground and RV Park and walk him on our nature trail or let him run around a little bit more in our fenced Bark Park.
Lots more ways to enjoy your camping vacation…
- Swimming pool and lounge deck
- Tubing on the San Marcos River
- River shuttle service (rent our tubes or bring your own!)
- Sand volleyball court
- Basketball court
- Horseshoe pits
- Miniature golf
- Children’s playgrounds
- Clubhouse with full kitchen, buffet table, tables & chairs, TV and projector system, fireplace, covered porch, covered deck including picnic tables and outdoor kitchen.
- Fishing (state license required)
- Nature Trail
- Sport equipment rentals onsite
- Pet park