River Road, San Marcos
River Road on the East side of 35 provides a nice refuge from the crowds and a quiet place to throw a ball to your dogs in the river off season. This area is pretty packed during the summer as it is one of the last free exits points until Don's Fish Camp. Find the small parking area 1 mile down River Road on the east side of 35. Park and cross the street. Follow the river for about 2 minutes and you will find a nice shady spot by the bank of the San Marcos River.