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Difficulty II+
Length 32.5 Miles
Gauge Cowhouse Ck at Pidcoke, TX
Flow Range 1700 - 5000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 9 minutes ago 30 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/09/2015 4:40 am

River Description

Texas Whitewater describes only the section from Slab Crossing to U.S. 84.  The book describes numerous barbed wire fences on this run, particularly at road crossings.  No beta exists for other sections.

Difficulty rating and recommended flow are taken from the book.  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.  Gradient for the Slab Crossing to U.S. 84 section is listed as 18 fpm in the book.


Rapid Descriptions

CR 423

Class - N/A Mile - 0
Rapid Thumbnail Missing

Slab Crossing (CR 434)

Class - N/A Mile - 4.1
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Texas Whitewater suggests this as the put-in.

U.S. 84

Class - N/A Mile - 12.5
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Texas Whitewater suggests this as the takeout.

Low-Head Dam

Class - N/A Mile - 12.82
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Runnability unknown

FM 183

Class - N/A Mile - 14.97
Rapid Thumbnail Missing

CR 137

Class - N/A Mile - 19.99
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FM 1783

Class - N/A Mile - 23.48
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FM 116

Class - N/A Mile - 32.51
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Just downstream of the confluence with Bee House Creek


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Directions Description

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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


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1204944 07/09/15 DRC
1192558 05/01/07 n/a n/a