Nearby Hotels

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

    Texas Canoes and Kayaks

    **By reservation only please call (512) 749-2350 or click HERE to book**
    Texas Canoes & Kayaks offers rentals and guided trips in the San Marcos area. They offer great reliable service, high quality paddling equipment, and guides certified by the American Canoe Association, the gold standard in paddle sports.     

    Open Friday-Monday
    Closed Tuesday-Thursday


    What's Near Here?

    Rio Vista Park

    Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases this park is 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

    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. 

    Rio Vista Falls Dam

    Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases this park is 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