THREE RIVERS Population. 2,143 Altitude. 145


Three Rivers was originally named Hamiltonburg, this name was later changed to cite location near confluence of Atascosa, Nueces, and Frio Rivers.

Nowadays, Three Rivers is a commercial center for farming and ranching, uranium mining, and oil refineries. The very first glass factory in Texas was established here in 1913.

During the corresponding seasons, hunters take deer, quail, and dove.

People cooling off at the Calliham Unit, in Choke Canyon State ParkChoke Canyon State Park-

Opened in 1986, this park features fishing and boating on the enormous 26,000-acre Choke Canyon Reservoir, which is an impoundment of the Frio River. Camping, Test rooms, and picnicking. The town site of old Calliham is located within this park, features: campsites, screened shelters, 7-lane boat ramp, rock jetty, fishing pier, swimming area, fish-cleaning stations, trails, and concession facilities. There is an admission fee.


Choke Canyon Reservoir.

Tips State Recreational Park-

A magnificent 31 acre park located one mile west off the Texas 72 Hwy. On the Frio River. This Park has camping, fishing, and picnic areas.



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