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Address: New Braunfels, TX
Activities: Swimming, Picnicking
Description: A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family...
A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family picnics and gatherings.
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Great alternative to expensive water parks

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Jeff C
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New Braunfels, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

What can I say. The Comal River is just that! A river, a body of water. Nothing special just sitting in an inner tube floating and people watching.

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

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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98 reviews 98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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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