Medina - 2. Bandera to English Crossing (12 miles)

Medina, Texas, US


2. Bandera to English Crossing (12 miles)

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 12 Miles
Avg. Gradient 10 fpm

big drop before English Crossing

big drop before English Crossing
Photo by Mark Miller taken 05/01/10 @ 350 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Medina Rv at Bandera, TX
usgs-08178880 250 - 10000 cfs II 01h02m 181 cfs (too low)

River Description

Described in Texas Whitewater as having more water than the upper stretch, but also as less technical.  Current beta needed.

Difficulty and range of recommended flows are taken from the book.  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-07-12 00:29:23


Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Bandera City ParkN/APutin
12.1English Crossing Rd (Low-Water Crossing)N/ATakeout Hazard

Rapid Descriptions

Bandera City Park (Class N/A)

Parking/access at river left, upstream of the SH 173/Main St bridge

English Crossing Rd (Low-Water Crossing) (Class N/A, Mile 12.1)

Parking available at river left on the downstream side of the crossing.

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