Community Resources

Headwaters at the Comal has limited ability to provide open air covered pavilion space for meetings and events. Please contact us to find out more about how we can accommodate your group’s need for a nature-oriented community gathering space.

When Phase II is completed, public amenities will include a central courtyard; event lawn; display gardens; walking trails; outdoor classrooms; natural springs overlook; wastewater treatment wetlands; composting facilities; and more.

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Photography Policy

Informal, amateur photography is welcome and encouraged during your visit! Please be courteous of other visitors while taking photographs.

Commercial/event/professional photography is available by reservation only and requires a permit. This includes photography shoots that use: tripods, reflectors, costumes, or clothing changes. All participants must purchase admission to the Headwaters.

We require all photographers and their parties follow the same rules we require of all visitors. Participants must stay on paths in order to preserve the natural plant and wildlife found at the headwaters.

Permits are available to Headwaters at the Comal Members only. One time permits may be purchased for $25 per shoot.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Lauren Strack at or 830-608-8937.


Headwaters at the Comal is available to rent for meetings and private events. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Lauren Strack at or 830-608-8937.

Birthday Parties

Did you know you can host a birthday party at Headwaters at the Comal? Your child can celebrate their special day with a fun hike, Watershed Education Activity and time to enjoy nature, Where it Begins! To make a reservation, please contact Lauren Strack at or 830-608-8937.


Discover the various native plants, soil, and wildlife that have helped restore the environment.


Programs for youth and adult audiences covering a variety of different topics including environmental conservation, gardening, art, and health and wellness are offered throughout the year. .


Volunteers have the opportunity to learn more about the native environment at the Comal Springs, meet new people, and help do important work to sustain and restore the environment for generations to come.


By becoming a member, you support our mission to educate the community about sustainable environmental practices; the native environment; and ecological and cultural history.

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