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Guadalupe River

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Address: New Braunfels, TX 78132
Phone Number: 8309072141
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Activities: Canoeing, White-water rafting
Description: Texas river that is popular with inner tubers, rafters and canoeists.

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Now is the Time for Toobing

Right now the river conditions are the best they have been in years. There are some hazards in natural environments like rocks, rapids, and snakes so use common sense and get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Right now the river conditions are the best they have been in years. There are some hazards in natural environments like rocks, rapids, and snakes so use common sense and get a toob with a bottom. Bringing small kids or dogs isn't recommended because there is a chance that they could get flipped out of the toob and carried away... More 

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Gardendale, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was my first time floating the Guadalupe river and I must say.. it was a little stressful at times going over some of those rocks and avoiding trees! My husband knew the river so that helped a bit. Nice river though.. conveniently located by our lodge so that's a bonus!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fun floating, good trout fishing, depending on water temperature. Sometimes very crowded with so many floaters that fishing is impossible. Watch out for fire ants and stinging nettles.

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McQueeney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very clean and the water was up and flowing so you could float or move fast with then current. Tubs we rented were in good condition. The staff was informative and helpful loading and unloading are tubs. I would wear sunscreen and water shoes

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Check the local websites to verify that the levels are acceptable for a good float i.e. low enough for a nice smooth ride and not too high for a dangerous trip (I've had SOBER friends who have gone and nearly drowned). The water is green/brown and has wood/moss floating around which is expected from a river, but if you want... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The river is in perfect condition! Not too high, not too low, cool but not cold. Very clean and a fun experience this time of year.

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Woodville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went tubing. What fun. Absolutely loved it, made the hot day seem just right with the coolness of the water splashing on us. Can not wait to go back.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is the 4th year going on this river and this was the best. There were rapids where we had to drag our tubes/coolers in previous years. Water was the right temperature. Went on weekend but could still move easily with the crowds.

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Robstown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went camping in this area July 19-22. We were told not to take kids younger than 6 on the river. But then we were told about a place called Whitewater on the Horseshoe. They were SOOOOO nice - it is an hour float with great little rapids. Perfect for our 5 year old. River was clean and Whitewater company... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The teens really liked the 4 different rapids that we went through on this 4 hour tubing ride. We went on a Tuesday afternoon in July and it was perfect. There were no crowds and at spots we were the only ones on the river. Take a sack lunch and lots of drinks in a cooler (or you could also... More 

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Address: New Braunfels, TX 78132
Phone Number: 8309072141
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels

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