Nearby Hotels

The River House Retreat
White Rock Inn
Red Roof Inn
    Trips, Treks & Adventures San Marcos Itineraries


    Open for the season. Click HERE for reservations

    SUP SMTX offers year-round paddleboard rentals to anyone looking to experience the beautiful San Marcos River. Rentals include access to the private dock at Ivar's River Pub. 

    The easy rider paddle: 
    Begin above Rio Vista Falls and paddle upstream towards headwaters. Turn around at your leisure and coast downstream to the dock at Ivar’s River Pub. SUP SMTX will drop off & pick up the SUP whenever you want.

    Looking for something more adventurous? Click HERE for other options. 

    SUP Half Day (1 - 2 Hours) $30 (Winter $20)
    SUP Full Day (3 - 6 Hours) $45 (Winter $35)
    Party SUP Half Day (1 - 2 Hours) $50 (Winter $40)
    Party SUP Full Day (3 - 6 Hours) $65 (Winter $50)
    Latching Cooler With Straps $10
    Waterproof Bag Roll Top $5

    What's Near Here?

    Rio Vista Falls Dam

    The jewel of Rio Vista Park that has become a play area for tubers, kayakers, SUP boarders and everyone else. This is a great location if you want to play and cool off on a hot summer day. For a complete list of park tips and rules, please check HERE

    San Marcos Wildlife Habitat Park

    The park is 10 acres and the amenities include Restrooms, Hike/Bike Trails, Benches, Trash Cans and Picnic Tables. 

    Rio Vista Park

    The Rio Vista Park is a 13-acre park located on the dam, which serves as a local hotspot for swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding.
    For a complete list of park tips and rules, please check HERE