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San Gabriel River

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Address: Georgetown, TX
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Pretty much something for anyone here. There is a restaurant overlooking the river, El Monumento Cafe, that is excellent. There are a few places with playgrounds for young ones... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Jeff R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pretty much something for anyone here. There is a restaurant overlooking the river, El Monumento Cafe, that is excellent. There are a few places with playgrounds for young ones. Blue hole park is OK for swimming. The trail along the lower river is paved and easy to walk or bike on. Further up river, the trail turns to dirt/rocks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Gtown has some of my favorite parks of any Texas town I been to, and San Gabriel is definitely the main park. Lots of exercise equipment, playscapes, fields for sports, frisbee stuff, etc. The town usually does a real good job of keeping the park clean, safe, and up to date.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

San Gabriel River is a great place to go with the family and the dog. When it is hot outside, the cool waters of the San Gabriel are perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

It's great for kids shallow and some deep areas and great space for BBQ there is a swing set for the kids and some areas with power ! For phone charging over all it's a great family for a eating fishing or getting cool

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Maple Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The river has some really great places for kids with the beaches and shallow waters. Currents are very mild and there are some natural water slides that the kids will love

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3 Thank AyriannaB1225
Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

The San Gabriel river is a significant part of Texas history, as is Georgetown. The city has complete a wonderful trail (concrete) along the river from Blue Hole east through the entire San Gabriel Park. Excellent strolling for the whole family wheelchairs and dogs included. Plenty of play area in the park. Excellent setting for loading up the wagon and... More 

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Thank 510dele
Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

One of the best parts of living in Georgetown. There are wonderful walking paths all along the river, but sometimes you just need a place to sit and think, to calm your soul.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Our family lives just a mile away so we like to come to the river here before dusk and just hang out. One daughter likes bird watching, the other likes being by the water and my wife and I enjoy the Sunken Garden. Accessible to DT Georgetown, it's a great place to walk, explore, play and just watch a beautiful... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Visited San Gabriel river park with family and I could not believe the beauty and cleanliness of this city park.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Flowing through central Texas, San Gabriel River roadside signs are seen numerous times while out driving in the countryside. (The San Gabriel River is formed in Georgetown, Texas, 45 minutes north of Austin.) Scientifically-speaking, like numerous Texas Hill Country rivers, the San Gabriel is typified by its limestone river bottoms, some moderate rapids, small canyons, and muddy bottoms along the... More 

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