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Great paved walking trail

We walked 5 miles at the San Gabriel River trail in Georgetown Texas on a beautiful Saturday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arthur H
Dayton, Ohio
Pretty for being in town

This pretty stretch of river through town along the Pickett Trail makes you feel you are farther... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rick B
Round Rock, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked 5 miles at the San Gabriel River trail in Georgetown Texas on a beautiful Saturday January 5th. Not a cloud in the sky and 70 degrees. Families were out biking, walking, playing disc golf. It was great to see the young kids with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pretty stretch of river through town along the Pickett Trail makes you feel you are farther away from civilization except for the Apartments on the opposite bank.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rick B
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Back 100 years ago, the people that used to own the land that is now San Gabriel Park used to sell camping rights on the land, and families used to build camp houses on the land they'd leased. Sometimes I wish you could still do...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Went kayaking with my wife and we really enjoyed the calmness of the water and all the amazing cliffs

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TerryI86
Reviewed 1 May 2018

There are multiple access paths to the river ... I usually enjoy the city park on the river just east of Austin street. a great swimming hole and fun at the cascade over the dam. nice picnic shelters, great parking

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted to start our week long spring break with visiting a place I had never been. The location is but 5 minutes from interstate 35 and 40 minute drive from Austin. If you like long walks on the side of a river, hearing birds, lots...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ysidro H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We walked along the river at dusk very pleasant indeed. Recommend this in the evening not during the heat of a summers day.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mrewin
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you enjoy fly fishing the San Gabriel is a perfect place to enjoy. Most of the river is shallow enough to wade and the peace and quiet is the best.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Shanghai168
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This river is first mentioned in the historic period in the 1700s by the missionary-priest deMezieres. He describes the land and river as it was then, with bears, buffalo and other features and creatures now foreign to us. There is little doubt that early human...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank SlickPate
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A lovely shady drive led us to a beautiful covered picnic area. The river had waterfalls spilling over rocks & spillways.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Anne T
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31 May 2017|
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Response from D K | Reviewed this property |
Honestly probably not. It's not like Lake Austin....much smaller and no real adventure. It is more of a get you feet wet with the kids kind of place....
5 October 2015|
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Response from Jeff R | Reviewed this property |
There are a few RV parks on the river, East of Georgetown.