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Government Canyon State Natural Area Maps & Publications

12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254

Latitude: 29.549316

Longitude: -98.764715

(210) 688-9055

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $6 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free

Open Friday through Monday; Closed Tuesday through Thursday


Gate is open from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. 


On major holidays and Spring Break, Government Canyon will open for additional dates for day use visitation. Visit our Events page for specific holiday openings.

The Protected Habitat Area trails are open annually September through February. All other trails are open all year. All pets and domesticated animals are restricted to the front country trails. Trails may be closed due to poor conditions or weather. 

Closures due to max. capacity

We experience a high volume of visitors on most good-weather weekends and holidays. Closures due to capacity limits are common on these days. Check our Twitter feedFacebook page, or call us, for the most current information about capacity closures and trail reports.