The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is at 2757 E. Guadalupe Rd. The 110-acre preserve features interpretive exhibits, an observatory, a floating boardwalk, trails and children's play areas. A great spot for bird-watching, the area is home to more than 200 species. Visitors can also fish (with a license) and camp on the grounds.
Ramadas can be rented by the hour.
Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.