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Comal River

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Address: Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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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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Summertime fun

The Comal is the place for tubing, second only to the Guadalupe! Stat at Hinman Island and end below the Tube Chute! Bring your own tube, or use one of the Tubing Companies... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 8, 2016
Max H
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New Braunfels, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, my sister-in-law, one of our friends, and myself went tubing on the last Saturday in July. We'd just moved to the area, and New Braunfels is known as the "River Tubing Captial of the World", so we were excited to try it. Again, it was peak season, so although we had fun, it was very overcrowded, and as... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

The Comal is the place for tubing, second only to the Guadalupe! Stat at Hinman Island and end below the Tube Chute! Bring your own tube, or use one of the Tubing Companies! Careful with the alcohol, because the restrictions are being enforced, though!

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Thank Max H
New Braunfels, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Amazingly clear, constant temperature river in New Braunfels, TX. Leisurely float for most of the distance, with an exciting rush through the City Tube Chute around the dam. Probably best to use a local river outfitter to access the river, as parking is very limited unless you want to walk to the river access at Hinman Island Park from Landa... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We go here all summer long! Lovin life on the Comal River! For a relaxing way to cool off on a hot day this is our go to place!

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Thank Stephanie S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We've been many times to the Comal river. We love to go there in the summer and go tubing. Definitely a vacation spot to consider.

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Thank Terri G
Houston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a wedding and it was s wonderful quaint and cozy place to return after the wedding. It was quiet and peaceful and the bed was wonderful. I loved the fruit for breakfast! Plus the town's Christmas lights were beautiful! We will come back if we are in the area!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

In New Braunfels for the wurstfest and the Comal river offers a refreshing stop. It runs through Landa Park and the festival and then passes by the Schlitterbahn. I tested out the water temperature but decided this was not the time of year for a swim. The "shortest river in Texas" is definitely one of the prettiest. Check it out!

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Thank CaptainSPI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a spring fed river so water is cold and yet refreshing. The experience is great for couples and gives each person that goes a good memory. I recommend this place if you enjoy tubing and fresh water. The scenes are worth going or relaxing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped to relax after a week long mission trip in Mexico. Floated the river, had a blast. It was very crowded, waiting on the bus to take us back to our cars took a little longer than I liked but we still had fun.

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Buda, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

can't beat just floating down the Comal River in summer. Grab a tube and go. It is relaxing. It is easy. It is fun. It is just a great way to enjoy a summer day. Grab a few friends and hit the river. A nice cool treat. Don't forget the suntan lotion.

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