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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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Floating away

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Jim A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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2 Thank Stephen W
New Braunfels, Texas
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104 reviews
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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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1 Thank Max H
New Braunfels, TX
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90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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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1 Thank SuperSheri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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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Thank Stephanie S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We've been many times to the Comal river. We love to go there in the summer and go tubing. Definitely a vacation spot to consider.

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Thank Terri G
Houston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wedding and it was s wonderful quaint and cozy place to return after the wedding. It was quiet and peaceful and the bed was wonderful. I loved the fruit for breakfast! Plus the town's Christmas lights were beautiful! We will come back if we are in the area!

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Thank Bruce J R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

In New Braunfels for the wurstfest and the Comal river offers a refreshing stop. It runs through Landa Park and the festival and then passes by the Schlitterbahn. I tested out the water temperature but decided this was not the time of year for a swim. The "shortest river in Texas" is definitely one of the prettiest. Check it out!

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1 Thank CaptainSPI
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a spring fed river so water is cold and yet refreshing. The experience is great for couples and gives each person that goes a good memory. I recommend this place if you enjoy tubing and fresh water. The scenes are worth going or relaxing.

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