Plan Your Visit

Headwaters at the Comal is 16 acres situated on the banks of the Comal Springs and Blieders Creek just outside of downtown New Braunfels.


Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Last entry one hour before closing.

These hours are subject to change due to the availability of volunteers and staff, holidays, and inclement weather. Please click below or call 830-608-8937 to confirm.


Members: Free
Adults: $5
Active Duty Military,First Responders, Educators, Students: $4
Youth (6-17): $3
Child (5 & Under): Free


333 E. Klingemann St.
New Braunfels, Texas

Group Tours

Group tours are available by request on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. To arrange a visit, click the link below.

Visitor Etiquette

Because of the environmental nature of the site, pets must be on a leash. Service animals are welcome.

Please confine picnics and food to designated areas. Be sure to clean up any trash or waste when you have finished.

Headwaters at the Comal is an important habitat for native wildlife. Please be respectful of their space. Do not feed any animals you may see.

No smoking or e-cigarettes are allowed.


No bicycles are allowed on the trails. Please leave them in the parking area.

Please help us protect the natural environment. Stay on paths to help preserve native plant life and animal habitats.

Always be aware of your surroundings. Watch your footing, other visitors, and native wildlife.

Do not remove, cut, or clip any of the plant life that you see. Removing or destroying plants could disturb the ecosystem. If you want to know more about a particular plant for your home ecosystem, please ask a staff member or volunteer.

Programs & Events at the Headwaters

Headwaters at the Comal offers a range of programming for all ages and interests. Topics include native plants and wildlife; environmental conservation; health and wellness; history; art and much more.


By becoming a member, you will help support our mission to educate the community about sustainable environmental practices, their native environment, and their ecological and cultural history. Memberships also make a unique gift for friends, colleagues, and loved ones.



Receive all membership benefits for 1 adult




Receive all membership benefits for 2 adults and any children in your household




Receive all benefits for 2 adults and any children in your household, along with 2 guest passes to use throughout the year & 20% discount on programming



Receive all standard member benefits for 2 adults and any children in your household, 4 guest passes to use throughout the year, 4 free programming passes and 20% discount on any other programming throughout the year.


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