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Guadalupe River State Park

3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070
830-438-2656
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Type: State Parks
Activities: Camping, Camping/rv, Birdwatching
Description: State park known for great bird watching that offers tent-only and RV/tent sites.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

There are some amenities along with Wifi. The bathrooms are far few between. Water levels are low and the foliage here is a bit sparse. Not my favorite park, but not horrible either.

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San Antonio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Guadalupe River State Park is a great place to hang out with friends who like to barbecue and float in the river. Parts of the river are deep enough to swim in. Most people get in above the pic nic area and float down the rapids - body surfing style. When the water level is low you scrape bottom and... More

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Brownsville, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The trail system in the park was composed of 4 loops. The trails are mostly flat and leveled with rocky patches scattered throughout. The trails are very well marked. You can't possibly get lost here. After all, the trails are loops. The river is a beautiful place for kayaking or canoeing. The slow current and low water level makes kayaking,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Not a lot of water to swim, but you can definitely wade and even put your lawn chair in the water and put your toes in the water. There is an area that is waist-deep and the teenagers had fun goofing off. We went on a Tuesday afternoon and it wasn't very crowded. Definitely recommend wearing water shoes and this... More

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Austin, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Love a natural wade and swim? This gorgeous spot is 45 minutes north of San Antonio; admission $7/adults. we visited for the day only - did not camp, but the vehicle campground spots are nice,;especially pretty are the walk-ins (rustic, water only) Main attraction is 4 miles of the very scenic Guadalupe River - the water is clean, usually clear... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Whether you wanna float or relax in the sun, this is the place for you. The water is cool and flowing, and there are plenty of shady areas to picnic and nap. I recommend a raft or tube so you can float down from the picnic area to some nearby rapids. There are some hiking trails and a small playground... More

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Nieuwegein
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Enjoyed this state parc as you should enjoy a state parc! If we will visit Texas again we for sure will come back !

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

The park and river here are beautiful. Me and the girlfriend decided to spend the day there rather than camp out however. At about 7:30 the park ranger with a 70,000$ fully loaded truck and m-4 in his center console started patrolling our campsite... giving us the death stare every time he passed waiting for us to open a beer.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It was a really great place to visit. The scenery is outstanding. The water is pretty shallow, about knee high, and great for the kids. One day is not enough so be ready to camp.

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This park has a great water area to enjoy when Texas has been getting rain. I have been to this park when the water is running to swiftly to enjoy and when the water has been a mud pit. Always check out the river conditions before going. This is a great park to visit with younger children. We have camped... More

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