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Difficulty I-II
Length 15 Miles
Gauge Colorado Rv nr San Saba, TX
Flow Range 500 - 5000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 59 minutes ago 149 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/08/2015 9:15 pm

River Description

Scenic float trip alongside some steep cliffs, with a few light rapids sprinkled throughout.  This is the last stretch of the natural Colorado River before it enters the Highland Lakes system.

Difficulty rating and recommended flow are taken from Texas Whitewater.  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.

Rapid Descriptions

FM 580 Bridge

Class - N/A Mile - 0
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Parking situation is unknown (beta needed.)

Cherokee Creek Confluence

Class - N/A Mile - 1.99
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Reference point

Barefoot Fishing Camp

Class - N/A Mile - 4.98
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Private campground at river right (fee required)

Sulphur Springs Camp

Class - N/A Mile - 8
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Private campground at right right (fee required)

Gorman Falls

Class - N/A Mile - 11
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Scenic waterfall in Colorado Bend State Park, at river right

Colorado Bend State Park

Class - N/A Mile - 14.9
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Park and take out near the park office (fee required.)



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County to Vote to Extend Closure on Guadalupe Tonight (TX)

Jason Robertson

The Comal County Commissioner's Court is taking measures that will restrict access to the Guadalupe River indefinitely. AW's primary objective on the Guadalupe is to restore access as soon as possible and to make sure that boater access does not impede on-going rescue and recovery efforts.



Matt Muir


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1204936 07/08/15 DRC
1191599 11/10/08 n/a n/a