The town of San Saba is home to several picturesque parks offering a variety of activities and is in easy reach of Colorado Bend State Park. Our local parks are a photographer’s dream with many beautiful backdrops for photos and picnics.

LCRA Nature Park

Mill Pond Park

Mill Pond Park is a lovely park with a spring-fed lake. A waterfall cascades over rocks landscaped with ferns, moss, canna and caladium. The waters then flow under a bridge and wind throughout the park. Seven million gallons of water pump through the lake daily. Ducks and geese paddle by and the lake’s many tributaries meander throughout the park, past picnic areas, and Pecan Pool, the municipal swimming pool, all beautifully landscaped with native vegetation. Risien Park and the LCRA Nature Park

Risien Park and the LCRA Nature Park are nestled under ancient Pecan trees along the San Saba River, providing shaded canopy for a leisurely stroll with the kids or a high intensity run.

Risien Park is located on the north side of Highway 190, east of downtown. LCRA Nature Park is next to to Risien Park along the San Saba River.

At Mill Pond Park you can see the pristine springs and walk along the beautiful gardens. The Pavillion is a popular spot for locals to picnic or work on their laptops. The park is located south side of Hwy.190, east of downtown. Colorado Bend State Park

Colorado Bend State Park is just 30 minutes away. Well-known to fisherman, each March thousands of anglers line the banks when the river is teeming with white bass. The park is also is home to Gorman Falls, caves, a large bat population and popular swimming holes.

The park is located on Highway 580 at Bend, Tx. Go to (for campsite reservations) or call the Park Ranger’s office at 325-628-3240 Other sites and things to do Wedding Oak

Wedding Oak The Wedding Oak

Visit the tree that inspired the name of our winery! The tree — also know as the marriage oak — is legendary for being a traditional site for Indian marriages. The tradition was continued by settlers, and hundreds of marriages took place under its branches. Golf Courses

San Saba River Golf Course is one of the best-kept secrets in golf!

It’s been voted one of the best places to play, six years in a row by Golf Digest. The 18-hold course features more than 6,900 yards of play from the longest tees. Learn more about the course.


Learn more about the history of San Saba and the people who live here at the San Saba County Historical Museum at Mill Pond Park. Many of the artifacts have been donated by local residents, and the tour guides are eager to tell personal stories about the donors.

Learn more Here.