Paddle SMTX

Paddle SMTX offers paddleboard and kayak night tours, paddleboard yoga and paddleboard rentals on the San Marcos River. For a unique experience, take one of the SUP Glow Night Tours. Each board is equipped with waterproof LED lighting that lights up the river below, offering a very cool view of the aquatic flora and fauna. 




Located at the Olympic Outdoor Center


We offer:

  • Glow Light Night Tours

  • Group/ Private Paddleboard Lessons

  • Guided Tours

  • Paddle Board Yoga


What's Near Here?

CabanaSMTX

CabanaSMTX provides year-round paddling instruction and equipment rentals to enjoy the San Marcos River. Experienced instructors and guides are here to outfit visitors for kayaking, fishing, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling, zip lines, swings, slides, slack lines or just a hammock.

San Marcos Iris Garden

This unique garden displays eight varieties of iris, and features the Tall Bearded Iris in colors of brilliant orange, violet, lavender and yellow blooms as well as bi-color variations of standards and falls.

San Marcos Discovery Center

Visit the San Marcos Discovery Center for information on exploring San Marcos’ natural beauty. From serving as a trailhead to local rivers, parks and trails, to producing, and regularly selling, plants native to the area, the San Marcos Discovery Center houses a wealth of information about local flora and fauna. The San Marcos Discovery Center also coordinates and facilitates different youth services programs and implements programs and strategies for protecting the beautiful San Marcos River.