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Fun Facts

The largest tree in Texas is located in the River Region, measuring nearly 100 ft. tall and 438” in circumference, with a crown spread of 112 feet.

The Texas Hill Country River Region has the second largest bat population in the world open to the public.

Historically, Uvalde has been known as the Honey Capital of the World for production of huajillo honey, a mild, light-colored honey discovered in the late 1800s.

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, actress Dale Evans and former Governor of Texas Dolph Briscoe (after whom the Post Office is named) were born in Uvalde. The Newton Brothers Gang was also from Uvalde County.

Garner State Park, one of the most visited state parks in Texas, is named after John Nance Garner, Vice President to Franklin D. Roosevelt, who called Uvalde home.

The Frio River is mentioned in George Strait's song “All My Ex's Live in Texas.”

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In the News

See what people are saying about Uvalde County!

Places to Explore near Garner State Park
TravelingMom.com 11/28/2018

County directs 99 percent of hotel occupancy taxes to THCRR
Uvalde Leader-News 11/25/2018
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30 Best Tree House Hotels
USNews.com 06/26/2018

10 Family Friendly Vacation Destinations That Won't Break the Bank
Popsugar.com/moms 04/02/2018

Rio Frio Fest Offers Spring Break Activities
UniversityPress.com 03/01/2018

Unplugging in the Texas Hill Country River Region
Millennial Money Podcast with Shannah Game 02/15/2018

10 Budget-Friendly Family Summer Vacation Ideas
TravelChannel.com

Up a Treehouse with Laurel Waters
Millennial Money Podcast with Shannah and Jeff Game 10/27/2017

21 Lazy Rivers to Float this Summer
TravelChannel.com

Don't Trash Where You Splash
SACurrent.com

7 Weird and Awesome Day Tours that are Worth the Trip
Bustle.com 07/14/2017

Explore the Wonders of Nature in the Texas Hill Country River Region
Texas Highways Magazine

15 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in North America
Country Living 05/25/2017

Water Adventures to Try in 2017
Travel Daily USA 05/19/2017

Best BBQ Trips to Try This Summer
Travel Daily USA 05/01/2017

Climb to the Sky in Garner State Park
Houstonia Magazine 04/17/2017

Disconnect to Reconnect
Travel Daily USA 04/04/2017

The Ultimate Uvalde Road Trip, From Floating the Frio to Finding Utopia
CultureMap 03/21/2017

20 Unexpected Weekend Getaways to Plan this Summer
Country Living 03/03/2017

Add Treehouse Dining to Your List of Restaurant Goals
Food + Wine.com 06/22/2017

Thanksgiving Travel Set for a Big Surge; But It's Not Too Late To Travel
CNBC.com 11/13/2016

5 Fun Reasons to Head to Uvalde County This Fall
Houstonia Magazine 08/30/2016

10 Unexpected Places for a Family Reunion
US News and World Report 07/11/2016

Tourism Contribution
Uvalde Leader News 06/03/2018

Find Huge Burgers and Chill Vibes at Hippie Chic's River Shack Next to the Frio River
Texas Highway Magazine 07/2018
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Take 90 Initiative
Del Rio News Herald 01/19/2018

THCRR Contract Renewal
Uvalde Leader News 12/14/2017

Sisters on the Fly Caravan swinging by Concan
Uvalde Leader News 09/06/2018
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