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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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Enjoyed every day down there...

Landa Park is one area connected to this river... it flows through New Braunfels and near the historic district.. the entire area is a nice little place for a family vacation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go every year at least once and have never had a problem. Unfortunatly this is not true for the last time. It was packed and we ended up having marijuana smoke blown in my 9 year old brothers face. The man apaologized to "little dude" and one of the girls in his group said "He needs it. I smoke... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Landa Park is one area connected to this river... it flows through New Braunfels and near the historic district.. the entire area is a nice little place for a family vacation. We went without family... and had a great time. From the oldest bakery in Texas to the central town rotary (Where Race with the Devil, 1970's cult movie was... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to start at Landa Falls. That is the longest float you can take on the Comal River! There is a man made toob shoot that will likely tip you over. Make sure the very young are wearing life jackets!

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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

We did not really get in the water but wanted to see what was good about this place. Well, it was an interesting place for sure. The water seemed a little deep in the middle. People were having a good time - little kids, teenagers and adults tubing in the river. It was a short one though, probably a couple... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Great attraction in New Braunfels. Very popular spot for toobing. Water is 72 degrees year round. Picnic areas all well as camp sites. Source of the river comes from underground springs from the Edwards Aquifer. Water is crystal clear.

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

The Comal River is the smallest river in the world. Just over 2 miles. It flows through the park in lazy curves. You can tube on it and it's not very deep. It's very novel to see and experience. I am not sure if it's man made or just captured in the park from eons ago but glad it's there... More 

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I rented a condo on the Comal River for the month of February we now have tubed down the river several times enjoyable love watching the world's problems melt away as you relax on an inner tube highly recommend this activity

2 Thank Jim A
New Braunfels, Texas
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Our little river is a respite from the oppressive Texas heat. Swim or float- but be nice to our little bit of heaven. It's beautiful and like an oasis- but trash and rude behavior endanger it.

2 Thank GAlexD
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

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 

2 Thank Stephen W
New Braunfels, Texas
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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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