Parks & Outdoors
New Braunfels parks are a sportsman's paradise, nestled in the bosom of the scenic Texas Hill Country. Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, running, biking, boating, camping or more, we've got an outlet for you in our 550+ acres of New Braunfels parks.
The largest park in the New Braunfels park system, offers a variety of amenities for discovery and exploration. Stroll or run around the park on over two miles of greenway trails, where fresh air, sunshine and nature are abundant. Relax at the two fishing ponds, splash at the sprayground, enjoy the playgrounds or take in the dramatic views of New Braunfels from the 62 acre hill top park.
An iconic staple for New Braunfels, has recently completed a $5,000,000 renovation. Landa Park offers picnic facilities under the shade of giant, ancient oak trees. Walk or jog on the parks special trails, or ride a miniature train that chugs around the 51 acre park. An excursion on a paddle boat is one of the best ways to see the Comal Springs and Landa Lake. Why not take in a round of miniature golf, relax at the playground or enjoy the flora and fauna on the Panther Canyon Nature Trail?
New Braunfels has two beautiful rivers, perfect for water recreational activities and cultivating appreciation of our natural resources.
Prince Solms Park & Tube Chute on the Comal River
The City Tube Chute is a water slide carved into the side of the City's dam on the Comal River. It diverts tubers around the dam as they float the river. It is an exhilarating ride that attracts tubers from all around the area and is the longest of its kind in the world.
Cypress Bend Park on the Guadalupe River
As the name states, this park encompasses a bend in the Guadalupe river, which is lined with heritage cypress trees. During the summer months this area is great for a quick dip in the water or some evening fishing. Be sure not to miss the walking trails and birding opportunities.
Hinman Island Park
A beautiful, tree-shaded place to enjoy the Comal River. Perfect for scuba, snorkeling, swimming, tubing and fishing. Facilities include a playground, restrooms, picnic tables and easy river access. Hours of operation are 6:00 am to midnight, daily.