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“Jordan” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Medina River

Medina River
Bandera, TX
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Ranked #11 of 18 things to do in Bandera
Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: The portion of this river inside Hill Country State Natural Area is great for a swim.
Bandera, Texas
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“Jordan”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I love swimming in the river, but lately because of the drought it is not as safe and sometimes it is closed due to bad water during the drought and the water not running, It is a great place to do a day picnic and hanging with friends. Several times a year events take place at the city park, which is right next to the river.

Visited March 2014
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“Cool and clean water”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

It was really dry last year when I visited bandera. Most of the rivers have no water except this river, Medina river. I stop for a while and got down the river. The water is cool and clean.

Visited September 2013
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

There is a little park/picnic just outside the town of Bandera, where you can park and have a little picnic or just walk along the Medina River and enjoy the nice. quiet and beautiful scenery.

Visited September 2013
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Austin, Texas
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“River Through Bandera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The Medina River, especially in Bandera City Park, is a great resource for Natives and visitors. You can float, swim, or just enjoy under huge shade trees all along the bank. Tube, kayak, & canoe rentals are available up stream of the Park. Wonderful setting for family gatherings. If you need a cool & relaxing place while in Bandera, check out the Medina River.

Visited July 2013
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“Fun park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We have been here alot. My kids love the rope swings. You do take risk in own hands by swinging on them. It's a great place to lounge in the cool water. If you jump straight off the platform at the top of the rope swing, when you land in the water, you will be bruised because it's so high in the air. The swing is fun but gives me blisters so jumping off the platform is way more fun. I'm the only one who screams which is embarrassing!! The only time we left is when drunk people who cuss up a storm come down there. That ruins everything. Hoodlums!!

Visited August 2012
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