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Comal River

New Braunfels, TX
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Picnicking
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Owner description: A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family picnics and gatherings.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Comal is a beautiful spring fed and clean river. Water is cold, but nice in the heat of summer. There is not a lot of parking so it's best to be dropped off at Landa park. The length of float time depends on water levels and flow. Keep valuables in watertight floatable containers, wear cheap glasses and use an... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We went on yet another little weekend excursion this time to the Comal River to tube. We did not go on a major holiday so it was not crowded. This was our first time and good fun. I did learn a few things though. Get at least one extra tube with a bottom to hold your stuff whether it be... More

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Bigelow, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wow you can tell that Texans really appreciate a good creek. They apparently don't have many because half of Bexar County must have been on this little spring fed stream when we floated. Lots of young people having a good time with coolers filled with beer. It was not as rowdy as you would suspect but it was crowed. Don't... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There is no parking at the Comal River to go tubbing or access the river. We live here in New Braunfels and we gave up this year on tubbing because everytime we packed our stuff and drove over there, we could never find a parking space.

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Houston
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

What a relaxing way to spend 3 hours. We floated the Guadalupe using Rockin R tubes. Be sure to wear water shoes and get a tube with a bottom. Make sure the bottom has all the straps attached or you will be scooping up rocks. You may not have that problem if the water is high. We floated during drought... More

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Frankston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although the River is a bit low still very enjoyable. Fireworks shows are awesome. Lots to do around the River.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Comal River is a beautiful river, but the Can Ban has been lifted and the cans, and other trash are back in the bottom of the river, causing the flora and fauna to suffer.

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Hillsboro, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although the river is a bit down now, fun and cold water! Tube rentals are bountiful and water is inviting. Great family fun!

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Graham
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We floated the Comal and the Guadalupe River during the Record Breaking Float weekend. Both were fun, but the Comal was more kid friendly and clean.

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Aransas Pass, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nothing better than floating this amazing river. Relaxing, exciting, one of my favorite places in Texas.

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