A Tale of Three Rivers: Before the Dam

Choke Canyon Reservoir it is a Texas State Park and a popular fishing and birding spot for San Antonio and Corpus Christi tourists. The reservoir formed when the Texas Water Development Board approved the construction of the Choke Canyon Dam on the Frio River, a major tributary of the Nueces River. Three Rivers, named for the Frio, Nueces, and Atascosa rivers meeting, is home to the development office that manages the rivers. However, the 25,438 square acres of land weren’t always submerged. The Frio River once ran uncontested through the heart of the current reservoir. It’s not something you tend… Read more »