San Marcos, Texas: Mermaid Mural

Professional mural features a large extruded mermaid. Created in 2015, but tries to capture the spirit of the long-gone Aquarena Springs tourist attraction.
Address:
E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of Hwy 80/E. Hopkins St., between N. Edward Gary St. and N. LBJ Drive. The mural faces east; only visible to westbound traffic.
Admission:
Free
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Mermaid mural.

Mermaid Mural

The Mermaid mural is in a small parking lot behind a Papa John's pizza. If the parking lot is crowded you might miss it!

[Lee Ann Williams, 02/04/2019]

Mermaid mural.

Mermaid Mural

Easy to miss. Neat to see.

[Laura, 04/05/2016]

A nicely done though bittersweet reminder of when this natural spring was filled with frolicking mermaids. And no tribute to "Ralph the Diving Pig"....

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