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Difficulty II
Length 8.35 Miles
Gauge Nueces Rv at Laguna, TX
Flow Range 900 - 2000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 17 minutes ago 27.8 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 07/12/2015 10:00 pm

River Description

Scenic and (usually) crystal-clear river.  Texas Whitewater describes this reach as having the most whitewater opportunities, but other reaches below Barksdale are also described as having rapids and play spots.

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


Rapid Descriptions

Low-Water Crossing

Class - N/A Mile - 3.91
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Likely hazard at some water levels

CR 211 Low-Water Crossing

Class - N/A Mile - 7.22
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May pose a hazard at certain levels.  Texas Whitewater suggests using this as an access point rather than SH 55 (for reasons unknown.)

SH 55 Bridge

Class - N/A Mile - 8.35
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Access/parking at river left via a dirt road along the downstream side of the highway easement.


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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
1205026 07/12/15 DRC
1202117 05/10/13 Matt Muir Fixed broken link.
1192613 11/18/08 n/a n/a