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Difficulty I-II
Length 14.7 Miles
Gauge Pedernales Rv nr Johnson City, TX
Flow Range 1000 - 10000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 59 minutes ago 97.7 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 03/12/2016 6:37 pm

River Description


A scenic float trip with some mild rapids.

Difficulty rating and range of recommended flows taken from Texas Whitewater.  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.

 

Rapid Descriptions

Pedernales Falls SP Swimming Area

Class - N/A Mile - 0
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Official put-in, accessible on river right via a 300-yard foot trail that leads from the swimming area parking lot.

Trammell's Crossing

Class - N/A Mile - 0.38
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Alternate put-in, accessible on river right via a 0.4-mile foot trail that connects to the state park camping loop.

Confluence with Flat Creek

Class - N/A Mile - 3.63
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Reference point

FM 3228/Hamilton Pool Rd Low-Water Crossing (Hammett's Crossing)

Class - N/A Mile - 12.29
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Known hazard at some levels.  Theoretically, this is an access point, but there is no parking anywhere around, and in recent years, boaters have been accosted by the Sheriff when attempting to use this crossing as a put-in or takeout.  Recommend taking out at Reimers Ranch instead.

Confluence with Hamilton Creek

Class - N/A Mile - 12.89
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Hamilton Creek (river right) is the creek that flows out of Hamilton Pool

Confluence with Cypress Creek

Class - N/A Mile - 13.07
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Reference point (river left)

Milton Reimers Ranch Park

Class - N/A Mile - 14.72
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Parking/access at river right (day use fee required.)  There is a large paved parking lot at the top of the hill, with a paved road that leads down to the river (you can park temporarily on that road while loading boats.)

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Pedernales Rv nr Johnson City, TX
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98 cfs ℹ️ 00h59m Gauge is many miles upstream and thus may not accurately reflect the actual flow in this reach.
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Directions Description


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News

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

2002-07-11 00:00:00-04
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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