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Comal River, New Braunfels

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Perfect your rafting or kayaking skills on Comal River, one of the shortest navigable rivers in the world. Although this river runs for just 4 km (2.5 mi), it maintains a constant and very comfortable temperature of about 22 C (72 F), making it an ideal location for scuba divers and for the fountain darter--a species of fish in danger of extinction. The river features a tube chute and several wide and gentle stretches, making it popular with families with small kids learning to swim and snorkel. There are limited tourist facilities on the river, so be sure to bring your own gear and supplies. Comal River is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, New Braunfels Edition.
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  • 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", ...  more »
  • 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, ...  more »
  • 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 loc...  more »