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Address: Georgetown, TX
Activities: Swimming

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Lazy River for Sunny Relaxing

The San Gabriel also has a North and South Tributary. These flow in various locations in the city that have easy and public access. Most people are more familiar with the parts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Austin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The San Gabriel also has a North and South Tributary. These flow in various locations in the city that have easy and public access. Most people are more familiar with the parts located closer to the central or downtown areas. There are other locations along the river with nice park like areas and plenty of room for families to get... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Georgetown is such a beautiful little city and the San Gabriel just adds to it. My kids love to go out by the river and just spend time there. It's beautiful and peaceful. Just relaxing by the river in San Gabriel Park is one of the best things to do in Georgetown!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Not good for fishing in my opinion but still good to go and relax with a loved one or with the whole family. Plenty of stuff for the little ones to do in the park as well.

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Georgetown, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Comfortable, relaxing outdoor experience. Good for picnic, walking, and exploring the river. Good time for all ages.

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Georgetown, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The San Gabriel river runs through a beautiful park that is also fed by several small natural springs. Extensive amounts of wildlife including fowl. A lot of large trees to provide plenty of shaded areas as well as some nice sunny spots to enjoy. You will not disappointed with this lovely park. Throughout the year there are many events in... More 

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TexasCity,TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

During flood stage , don't dive in right away, but when placid , it is one good little peach and catfish fishery.

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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

There are some nice runs of the San Gabriel, but it tends to be completely dry through several portions, especially in drought conditions. If you are used to the free-flowing, high volume rivers of the East and MIdwest U.S., you are likely to be disappointed...

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Georgetown, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
45 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The hike and bike trail along the San Gabriel River is just wonderful. The city keeps is clean and well lit. It runs through different parks and has miles on trails. This is a great place to relax and let the pressure of the world disappear.

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Georgetown, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is very peaceful. Long good concrete with part gravel trails up both sides of River. There are several entrances as well. Some by park, but others by Lake Georgetown and spill-way, more secluded. Great asset to Georgetown. Walk, bike, run, walk dogs....

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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121 reviews 121 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Whether it is a power walk or a stroll, its nice, cool and very appealing. Since I am from Texas originally, always pay attention to your surroundings anywhere because the Texas state snake aka the rattlesnake can be lurking. Did not see one though.

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