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Comal River, New Braunfels

#2 of 9 in Parks in New Braunfels
Water Body · Nature / Park
Perfect your rafting or kayaking skills on Comal River, one of the shortest navigable rivers in the world. Although this river runs for just 4 km (2.5 mi), it maintains a constant and very comfortable temperature of about 22 C (72 F), making it an ideal location for scuba divers and for the fountain darter--a species of fish in danger of extinction. The river features a tube chute and several wide and gentle stretches, making it popular with families with small kids learning to swim and snorkel. There are limited tourist facilities on the river, so be sure to bring your own gear and supplies. Plan your visit to Comal River and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our New Braunfels sightseeing planner.
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  • I grew up on this river. As early as 10/11 I was hanging out At Schlitterbahn by myself and frequenting the river during that time. It’s not as bad as people make it out to be. My advice would be...  more »
  • it was fun! we were celebrating my mom's birthday. the weather was hot but the water felt good.
  • I went tubing yesterday for the first time with a few friends and it was so much fun! The chutes were my favorite part.

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