Guadalupe (current beta needed) - 1. Center Point to Comfort (12 miles)

Guadalupe (current beta needed), Texas, US


1. Center Point to Comfort (12 miles)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 12.2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 8 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Guadalupe Rv at Comfort, TX
usgs-08167000 400 - 8000 cfs II-III 08h55m 200 cfs (too low)

River Description

For more information, see Texas Whitewater.  Current beta is needed for this stretch of river.

Difficulty rating is taken from the book (may be overstated.)  Distances and gradient measured using GIS tools in 2015.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2015-07-09 20:08:10


Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Park Ave Low-Water Crossing (Below Center Point Dam)N/APutin
0.1San Antonio St (FM 480) BridgeN/A
2.4FM 1350 Bridge (Government Crossing)N/AAccess
2.8Rock PileII+
4.4Homillus Rd Low-Water CrossingN/AHazard
5.9Lane Valley Rd BridgeN/AAccess
6.7Ehlers Rd BridgeN/AHazard
8.7Hermann Sons Rd BridgeN/A
9.7Mill Dam Rd BridgeN/A
11.7High St / Front St BridgesN/AAccess
12.2I-10 (Twin Bridges)N/ATakeout

Rapid Descriptions

Park Ave Low-Water Crossing (Below Center Point Dam) (Class N/A)

Public parking available in a city park on the southwest (river right, upstream) side of the crossing.

San Antonio St (FM 480) Bridge (Class N/A, Mile 0.1)

Reference point

Homillus Rd Low-Water Crossing (Class N/A, Mile 4.4)

May pose a hazard at some levels.

Ehlers Rd Bridge (Class N/A, Mile 6.7)

Clearance unknown (beta needed.)

Hermann Sons Rd Bridge (Class N/A, Mile 8.7)

Reference point

Mill Dam Rd Bridge (Class N/A, Mile 9.7)

Reference point

High St / Front St Bridges (Class N/A, Mile 11.7)

Limited access at river right off of High St.

I-10 (Twin Bridges) (Class N/A, Mile 12.2)

Access/parking at river right under the bridges, along a dirt turnout off of the I-10 Frontage Rd.

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