If you are looking for something interesting to do around the New Braunfels Canyon Lake area I would recommend this tour. Lots of history and interesting facts plus a very pleasant area to enjoy the countryside.
Canyon Lake Gorge Tour
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Tickets must be in advance with only a limited amount of seats. The event is well done with many volunteers setting up for a great night of food, drinks, and great fellowship
I loved this tour. It involves uneven walking, probably about 2 1/2 miles. You see fossils, tracks, and such. I was really impressed with how much was eroded in just a few days. I was living there when the water started to go over the...More
Learned amazing geology and history about the flood that carved out the canyon below the dam in 2002. We saw dinosaur footprints, fossils, and a lot about history of the area, as well as how flooding can change the landscape very quickly. A must see...More
Go see what happens when a dam over flows and rips through rock! Remember when you were a kid and played in the sand, mud, rocks and dirt and put the GI Joe and Barby dolls all together and then smashed then all with water...More
We had the opportunity to join a small group on a guided tour of Canyon Lake Gorge that was formed when the spillway was breached some 30 years ago. We weren’t sure what to expect but it was amazing. The overflow uncovered downto crustaceus period...More
Thanks for the great review, glad you took the tour! It was the flood of 2002 on 4th of July weekend, almost 16 years ago.
Some friends and I went on the Canyon Lake Gorge tour. It was so informative and was totally awesome. Seeing the dinosaurs footprints and the waterfalls, which were formed by the flood were all breathtaking.
Hey Girl! So glad you took the time to go on the Gorge tour, it is a very special place to visit. Thanks for the great review! Jaynellen
We scheduled our tour online. Our tour guide was George he was very knowledgeable about the area and could answer all our questions. It is not a far hike only about 1 and 1/2 miles, but it will take about 3 hours. Lots of land...More
Hi Tracie, Thanks for the great review, so glad you took the tour!
This a great tour for families. Don't go when it is too hot as there is no shade. But Spring and Fall is fine. Our guide was very knowledgeable and let us take time to look. No rushing. It is amazing to see the fossils...More
The three hour hike should be reserved ahead of time on the website. They recommend arriving early so as not to delay the tour. You ride a bus over to the spillway on Canyon Lake where a brief introduction is given and you are led...More
Thank you for the review, glad you got to see our little wonder of Canyon Lake!