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Comal River

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Address: Landa Park Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family...

A two-mile river (the world's shortest) that offers sites for family picnics and gatherings.

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There are tons of activities... many different businesses... take your pick

We wandered by people boating, tubing, and every so often in town we saw people pop up over a yard and walk down the street with tubes. It makes for a "tubing town" You can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
rob19321
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not really get in the water but wanted to see what was good about this place. Well, it was an interesting place for sure. The water seemed a little deep in the middle. People were having a good time - little kids, teenagers and adults tubing in the river. It was a short one though, probably a couple... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered by people boating, tubing, and every so often in town we saw people pop up over a yard and walk down the street with tubes. It makes for a "tubing town" You can rent or buy tubes, stay in areas that let you walk to the river... it all depends on what you want; family or buddies or... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great attraction in New Braunfels. Very popular spot for toobing. Water is 72 degrees year round. Picnic areas all well as camp sites. Source of the river comes from underground springs from the Edwards Aquifer. Water is crystal clear.

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Comal River is the smallest river in the world. Just over 2 miles. It flows through the park in lazy curves. You can tube on it and it's not very deep. It's very novel to see and experience. I am not sure if it's man made or just captured in the park from eons ago but glad it's there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I rented a condo on the Comal River for the month of February we now have tubed down the river several times enjoyable love watching the world's problems melt away as you relax on an inner tube highly recommend this activity

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1 Thank Jim A
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Our little river is a respite from the oppressive Texas heat. Swim or float- but be nice to our little bit of heaven. It's beautiful and like an oasis- but trash and rude behavior endanger it.

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1 Thank GAlexD
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife, my sister-in-law, one of our friends, and myself went tubing on the last Saturday in July. We'd just moved to the area, and New Braunfels is known as the "River Tubing Captial of the World", so we were excited to try it. Again, it was peak season, so although we had fun, it was very overcrowded, and as... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Comal is the place for tubing, second only to the Guadalupe! Stat at Hinman Island and end below the Tube Chute! Bring your own tube, or use one of the Tubing Companies! Careful with the alcohol, because the restrictions are being enforced, though!

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New Braunfels, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Amazingly clear, constant temperature river in New Braunfels, TX. Leisurely float for most of the distance, with an exciting rush through the City Tube Chute around the dam. Probably best to use a local river outfitter to access the river, as parking is very limited unless you want to walk to the river access at Hinman Island Park from Landa... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We go here all summer long! Lovin life on the Comal River! For a relaxing way to cool off on a hot day this is our go to place!

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