San Marcos River (in Central Texas)

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Saturday on the River

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The rain came back to Texas this spring, and now you can paddle the rivers again.  Yesterday, I joined a small group to paddle the Guadalupe River from the Bergheim crossing down to Guadalupe River State Park. I was reminded of how beautiful and peaceful the river can be.

Mouth of the Guadalupe River

Mouth of Guadalupe River

This was taken at the mouth of the Guadalupe River, looking out across San Antonio Bay. The river is the line between Victoria and Refugio Counties, Texas. I took this from a canoe and tried to get a shot from the bay looking back into the river mouth.  But the bow paddler could not hold the boat steady, and there was enough chop in the bay that I was at risk of tipping over if I took my paddle out of the water long enough to get the picture.  I decided I didn’t want the picture that bad