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Overalls and Bird Calls

· Timberwood Park, Comal, Texas
45 acres hosted by David P.
9 tent sites
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Welcome to the Cibolo Gardens Nature Preserve! Just 22 miles from downtown San Antonio, not far off of US 281, our educational homestead is an excellent place to camp. We’ve transformed 45 acres of what was once an active rock quarry just 15 years ago, into a healthy, regenerative, green space as well as an event and training venue. Our venue is nestled in the middle of the rapidly growing suburban landscape around us in north San Antonio. We purchased the property five years ago from good friends who had already started the mission of revitalizing the land. Today, 39 of the acres are in “preservation” status, which means that we are letting the natural micro-ecosystems that have developed from what remained of the quarrying activities 15 years ago to develop on their own. We hope to always keep this acreage in that status for generations to enjoy. The remaining 6 acres is wooded, where we live, have gardens, farm animals and where we interface equitably with our environment. Feel free to simply relax in the shade of the persimmon and juniper trees. Or, to add some activity to your stay, hike the varying terrain on our 45 acres, hunt for fossils in the dry creek bed, break out your tree / plant id books, or watch the wildlife (even if it’s just the chickens).  Refresh by taking a dip in the above ground pool, or wash off in the outdoor cob shower.  [Please be advised that besides campers, we also host homesteading, wilderness survival and herbal medicine classes on our site.  So, you might have company, but you'll definitely have room for privacy. ]  If you want to explore more Hill Country, nearby attractions for outdoor fun include the Guadalupe River State Park (16mi), Guadalupe Canoe Livery where you can rent tubes and kayaks on the river (16 mi) or Natural Bridge Cavern (17mi).
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Timberwood Park, Comal, Texas, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Jumanos, Coahuiltecan, Ndé Kónitsąąíí Gokíyaa (Lipan Apache), and Tonkawa First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by David P.Joined in June 2018
283 ratings · 165 reviews
Caleb H.recommends
February 11, 2024
North/ South Woods Tent Sites
10/10 Would Recommend
David was amazing he showed us the land, all the site options, amenities, and told us about the mission with his preserve. Such an amazing place to stay!
Hannah C.recommends
December 13, 2023
North/ South Woods Tent Sites
My family and I enjoyed our stay from the great amenities to David’s hospitality I highly recommend .
Maddy A.recommends
November 25, 2023
Ashe Juniper Tent Site
Great spot for our 3 month old baby to experience her first camping trip. Lots of great amenities, beautiful sunsets and peaceful energy. Everything was also very clean and well taken care of, thanks David!
Dusti K.recommends
October 18, 2023
North/ South Woods Tent Sites
David our host was very laid back and extremely accommodating. The provisions provided (field kitchen, hot shower, compost toilet) was a great resource while still giving you the feeling of ruffing it. I would highly recommend. The only concern is the large amount of dead foliage is an increase fire Hazzard. (Mother Nature's fault not David's!)
Jae L.recommends
October 16, 2023
North/ South Woods Tent Sites
I had a great time here. David was very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed the campsite and the amenities. It would've taken me a few days to make use of everything there was to offer. The fossil tour was fun and interesting and I left with a unique souvenir of my trip.
Barbara H.recommends
October 14, 2023
North/ South Woods Tent Sites
Unique renatured quarry stay
Campsites are nicely spread around so you have some privacy. Some sites have table/chairs and some do not. Most are walk in from parking. The outdoor kitchen was great for us; we made dinner and breakfast there. Really appreciated that we didn’t have to bring all our own kitchen equipment! We were two adults and we really enjoyed the fossil tour - so fun finding them and being able to take a few home. We also did a little hiking around the quarry and enjoyed visited the pigs. David was super helpful and his dogs are sweet. I’d definitely go back!
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