Nearby Hotels

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

    SUP SMTX

    Open for the season and unaffected by the City of San Marcos Park Closure and State of Texas orders. 
    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. 

    Pricing: 
    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

    Temporarily closed 

    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

    Temporarily closed 

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

    Rio Vista Park

    Temporarily closed 

    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