Bandera City Park

Bandera City Park is located in beautiful downtown Bandera. We offer fishing, swimming and picnic areas with BBQ pits. There are two pavilions available for rent. See the pavilion rental form (PDF) for information.

Entry Fees & Hours


From March through October, weekend entry fees for City Park are $5 per person, ages 12 and up. Children 11 and under are free. You may purchase a season pass for $50. Park entry from Monday through Friday is free, except on 3-day weekends. During those holiday weekends, weekend entry fees will apply.

The park will be closed on all bad weather days for the safety our residents and visitors. The park opens at 8 a.m. and closes 30 minutes before sunset. No overnight camping is allowed.

We hope that you enjoy your time in Bandera and we will return to visit us again.

Park Rules


  • Speed limit in the park is 10 MPH.
  • No glass containers.
  • No swimming nearby or standing on the dam.
  • No swinging from ropes or tree limbs. You may enter the water from the river bank only.
  • No open fires. All fires must be in an enclosed apparatus with a fine mesh wire covering the top.

  • No loud music.
  • No littering. Please use garbage cans provided.
  • No animals off leash. All animals must be attended and on a leash at all times.
  • No moving of any picnic tables.
  • No 4-wheelers or side by sides.
  • No refunds.

Hunting & Fishing


Please visit the Texas Parks and Wildlife website for fishing license and regulation information.