Great little urban creeks near Austin when the water is high. Check out the Texas Whitewater book. They compare the narrows of Blanco Creek to Poudre Falls! I actually miss the limestone grottos and cool little unknown creeks on the Edwards Plateau. Bring your wire cutters and try not to get shot or snakebit. I'll be bringing my boat there the week of Thanksgiving. If things are running, I am down.
There is always the possibility of something running. There are about 3 rivers/creeks that run fairly often and don't require flash flooding. The guadalupe is dam released and at the right levels has several playholes that are totally sweet. Mexican creek(medina lake spillway) drops 265 ft/mile and when it gets up, runs for 1 or 2 weeks atleast. Then there's a playhole called rio vista that is pretty fun and it always runs. You can check out my website of pics by clicking the www button below. Check out www.paddletexas.com if you want to know more.
The Texas Rivers and Creeks are going to be running big this week (especially the next two days). For you Colorado boaters who want to check out some new areas, this is the week to go! I bet tomorrow most will be at flood stage. Any updates from the Texans that read this?
Austin Native, Colorado boater, livin in austin now and want to go run some stuff around here. if anyone is interested please let me know at [email protected].
P.S. How do you see this pic of Onion Creek
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