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San Gabriel River

Georgetown, TX
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Pleasant walk.

We walked along the river at dusk very pleasant indeed. Recommend this in the evening not during... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
New Zealand
Relax and enjoy the time

If you enjoy fly fishing the San Gabriel is a perfect place to enjoy. Most of the river is shallow... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Georgetown, Texas
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“blue hole” (9 reviews)
“picnic areas” (3 reviews)
Georgetown, TX
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Reviewed 17 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.

Thank mrewin
Reviewed 20 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.

1  Thank Shanghai168
Reviewed 27 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

1  Thank SlickPate
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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

1  Thank Anne T
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This walk was simple and beautiful. The water was clear and worth the trip. Highly recommended for a light hike with a picnic lunch. So much fun!!!!

Thank Vasquezcinco
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The river was full of ducks and the park that surrounds it is well maintained. Lots of playgrounds, picnic tables and grills. Nice clean bathrooms were a surprise. Great walking trail and lots of dogs on leashes; runners and walkers-everything from small families to fisherman...More

2  Thank D K
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Except for some freeway noise, you feel like you are out in the country! Lovely small river. Good concrete path with milage signs, water, kids play area and restrooms.

1  Thank wdugm3
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I love running along the river here. There are multiple trails for running or biking, both crushed stone and paved. There are several playgrounds and picnic tables, lots of trees for shade or areas to set up hammocks. There are two sand volleyball courts, a...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The north and south branches of the San Gabriel River come together just to the northwest of downtown Georgetown. There is a wonderful cement trail that starts in San Gabriel park and meanders along the bank of this beautiful river. The trail has distance markers...More

Thank Penny L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I live in Georgetown and never visited the park that the San Gabriel Runs through. I did with friends the other day and it was a peaceful and wonderful visit. Recommend to anyone visiting the area.

Thank Sidney S
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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.