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Difficulty II
Length 2.67 Miles
Gauge Rowlett Ck nr Sachse, TX
Flow Range 200 - 2000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 32 minutes ago 292 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/14/2015 6:32 am

River Description


Known to have been run, per Texas Whitewater.  Difficulty rating is taken from the book.  Source of the range of recommended flows is unknown.

Put-in is approximately 557' elevation.
Take-out is approximately 525' elevation.
Thus total elevation change is approximately 32'.

 

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10 years ago

I ran Spring Creek from N Shilo to Holford Rd at 3200cfs and then again at around 2600cfs. This section was fun, kinda short but it was as far as I could stand to carry my kayak from where the take out was. Watch out for sewer lids in the middle of the creek, they wernt a problem at 3200cfs, but at 2600cfs they started to pop out of the water. They were easily avoidable though. If anyone wants to run this after the next big rain let me know and we can leap frog our cars at the entrance and exit. kylezgraham at gmail dot com

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10 years ago

Got in at around 3200 cfs and had a blast!! Highly runnable, fast movement all the way, 4 ft. high waves at parts but nothing to dangerous for an experienced kayaker. Bring your spray skirt! Launched under the bridge at Renner rd. and took it all the way to jupiter, took about 30-45 minutes.

Gage Descriptions

Look for 1.5 to 2.0+ inches of local rain.

Directions Description


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

7/11/2002
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.
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DRC

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Matt Muir

Revisions

Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1205072 07/14/15 DRC
1192468 11/22/08 Robert Hall n/a
1202157 05/14/13 Matt Muir Fixed broken link.