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Comal River

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

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English first
New Braunfels, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My son loved the tube shoot at the Comal. This is a great low cost alternative to expensive parks, and he had just as much fun.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

we love the Comal, but since the can ban was lifted, Saturdays are a nightmare. We will stick to weekdays from now on.

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ROSEVILLE
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Out for an evening stroll by the Comal river. A buetiful place anytime of the year. The water is so clear.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I came for my first open water scuba dive here. The river is clean and clear and there's a lot to see. There's a nice park area with grills. Even in February on a sunny day there were other divers, kayakers, sup boarders, lots to do. Can't wait to come back and tube down.

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

tHE COMAL IS SLOW BUT FUN FUN GREAT scenery in bikinis. I have been coming to this river since I was a kid. Get your swimsuit out and have a ball.

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Cedar Park, Texas
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I usually make it a point to come out at least once every other weekend during the Spring / Summer / Early Fall. There's something about a lazy river float taking up 3-4 hours (if you do it right and enjoy the 'parking areas') and leaving your cares behind for an afternoon that's fantastic. They recently overturned... More 

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New Braunfels, TX
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great family fun. About a 2 hr float. Come during the week or after school starts and avoid crowds and enjoy the peace. Go to Schlitterbahn while here.

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Bronwsville, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love that it gave you time with nature and that your are able do exercise, it is a good way to huddle with your co-workers.

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New Braunfels, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

The Comal is a great river to float if you don't want to be on the water all day. The average float takes between 2-4 hrs depending on where you put in. With no more can ban any beverage is ok just please don't trash the river. There are quite a few eateries within walking distance and all are pretty... More 

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USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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