Nueces (current beta needed), Texas, US
|Usual Difficulty||II (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||15 fpm|
|Nueces Rv at Laguna, TX|
|usgs-08190000||900 - 2000 cfs||II||00h23m||170 cfs (too low)|
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.
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|7.2||CR 211 Low-Water Crossing||N/A|
|8.4||SH 55 Bridge||N/A|
Likely hazard at some water levels
May pose a hazard at certain levels. Texas Whitewater suggests using this as an access point rather than SH 55 (for reasons unknown.)
Access/parking at river left via a dirt road along the downstream side of the highway easement.