Founded in 1985
to preserve public access to the San Marcos River and protect
the flow, natural beauty and purity of the river, its watershed
and estuaries for future generations.
To learn about swimming, diving, boating and camping on the
San Marcos River, as well as the endangered species found
in the river, see the River Info category.
SMRF, often pronounced smurf, is the acronym for the Foundation.
Read on this site about the many projects
of SMRF, including its precedent-setting Water
Right Application to keep Texas rivers flowing. Learn
more about SMRF's history, volunteer
activities and board members.
Check out the many years of quarterly SMRF
newsletters to learn about the many successes of SMRF
over the past two decades.
Look over the calendar for ways
to participate, and contact SMRF
today! Join SMRF and help protect
the San Marcos River for future generations.