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Discovering Bird City Texas: A Celebration of Avian Conservation

Have you ever marveled at the sight of a colorful bird perched on a tree branch or heard the melodious chirping of songbirds greeting the morning? Birds bring life, beauty, and vitality to our communities, and their presence enriches our natural environment in countless ways. That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce you to Bird City…

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February 23, 2024

Cultivating community through small-sided sports leagues

In 2023, Bryan Buse came to us with the idea of having a sports league for sand volleyball. Our announcement to set up a 6-week long season was a complete hit, and the success from this season inspired us to test the waters by exploring what other sports we could host. For our 2024 calendar…

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February 15, 2024

Unveiling Creativity with the Wimberley Valley Art League

The Wimberley Valley Art League (WVAL) stands as a beacon of artistic expression and community collaboration. As a non-profit organization, WVAL’s mission is to promote and inspire creativity among its members and the broader community, fostering a love for the arts in the serene landscapes of Wimberley. One of the key highlights of WVAL’s commitment…

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February 7, 2024

2024 Activity Guide

IT’S HERE! The Wimberley Parks and Rec 2024 activity guide is right at your fingertips. Explore all of our amazing events, programs, parks, and SO MUCH MORE! Click here to view! These are some of our favorites that you can book today! ↓

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January 25, 2024

Registration now open for Polar Bear Plunge & 5K!

Celebrate the New Year on January 1st with Blue Hole Regional Park’s annual Polar Bear Plunge & 5K! This event brings people together to start the new year off with a splash! The 5K route begins in Blue Hole, winds through downtown Wimberley, and ends with a plunge into the ice-cold waters of Cypress Creek!…

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November 7, 2023

Wimberley Parks and Rec Master Plan Update

The Parks and Recreation Master Plan is used to guide City Council and staff in the strategic management and decision-making process relative to the provision and sustainability of parks and recreation facilities, programming, and services for the City.

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June 16, 2023

Cats Indoors: Save our Feathered Friends

The Cats Indoors Program is a campaign that encourages cat owners to keep their pets inside, where they are safe from outdoor dangers and can’t harm local wildlife. This initiative is vital for protecting birds and other small animals, as outdoor cats are one of the biggest threats to their survival. Now, we know what…

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May 3, 2023

Discovering the Natural Beauty of Blue Hole Regional Park’s Trails

While Blue Hole Regional Park may be known for its magnificent swimming area, there is so much more to explore. One of the main attractions of the park are the trails, which provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the area and get some exercise in the process. With varying degrees…

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May 1, 2023

The Importance of Native Plants in Landscaping

What’s a Native Plant? In the United States, a native plant is defined as one that was naturally found in a particular area before European colonization. Since native plants are adapted to local precipitation and soil conditions, they generally require less upkeep, therefore helping the environment and saving you time, water, and money. Benefits of…

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April 6, 2023

Swim Season Frequently Asked Questions

Swim Season is just around the corner! May through September is the busiest time of the year for Blue Hole Regional Park. We see over 60,000 visitors just for swimming during that time period. With such an influx of visitors we understand that visiting the park can seem a little bit hectic, especially if it’s…

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April 3, 2023

Reducing Bird Collisions with Buildings: A Call to Action

Wimberley, Texas, nestled amid stunning natural landscapes, is renowned for its vibrant birdlife. However, alongside the beauty of our avian friends comes a silent threat – bird collisions with buildings. As our community continues to grow, so too does the risk to our feathered residents. But fear not, for there are steps we can take…

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February 20, 2023

Information on Oak Wilt

What is Oak Wilt? Oak wilt is an infectious vascular disease caused by the fungus Bretziella fagacearum  responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of oaks across Texas. An infection starts when sap-feeding beetles pick up spores from infected red oaks and carry them to fresh wounds on other oaks. Once an oak tree…

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February 7, 2023