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    Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries

    Explore Spring Lake SUP & Kayak Training and Interpretive Tours

    Temporarily closed 
    The Meadows Center and REI Outdoor School have teamed up to offer new water-focused environmental learning and outdoor education activities at Spring Lake. All activities are education focused and led by interpreters who are committed to protecting and sharing Spring Lake.

    To learn more and to book your paddling experience, click HERE to book your tour today. For further information, visit REI in Downtown Austin at 601 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, or call 512.482.3357.

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    Wetlands Boardwalk

    Now open 10:00am-5:00pm daily. 
    The Wetlands Boardwalk allows visitors to walk through a self-guided trail that explains the effects of exotic and invasive species on the habitat, as well as, offering a close up view of the abundant plant and animal life that thrive here.

    Spring Lake Snorkel Program

    Temporarily closed 
    See the local flora and fauna of Spring Lake up close and personal with the Spring Lake Snorkel Program! Spring Lake is home to spring-fed waters that remain a constant 72 degrees year-round. 

    The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours

    Open daily 10am-5pm, Reservations are required. 
    The Meadows Center Glass Bottom Boat Tours, formerly Aquarena Center, offers interpretive and self-guided tours, historic glass bottom boat rides, wetlands boardwalk, Texas River exhibits (currently closed to public), nature-friendly Gift Shop and much more.