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Guadalupe River in Texas

Trip Overview

Riverside Park

Distance: 4.2 miles
Time: 1:40
River Flow: 711 cfs
River gauge: 6.61

We put in the Guadalupe River at the Boat Ramp in Riverside Park in Victoria, TX. Nice warm spring morning, mostly overcast. Nice gentle current, generally easy paddling. A few short showers during the trip was our only complaint.

The trip only took 1:40 minutes to complete the 4.2 mile course. A nice view of the Guadalupe river bluffs and sandbars.

We dropped off one vehicle at the pick up point, then drove to the put in point. No shuttle service available.

Accommodations:

None

Fees:

None

Directions:

Put in: Boat Ramp at Riverside Park. Gentle sloping concrete ramp with wooden dock.

28 49' 28.5" N, 97 00' 55.0" W

Take out: Old Pump Station. Very Steep and not too user friendly. Might be hard for a single person to get his or her equipment up by themselves. The only difficulty on the trip was taking out.
28 48' 21.0" N, 97 00' 59.5" W

Resources:

This trip is listed on the Texas Parks and Wildlife website as an official Inland Paddling Trail and a map is included on the site.

There is a map posted at the park.

  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

Locations on this Trip