san marcos river

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

July 29, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher

Farewell to a Fish: Once Found Only in the San Marcos River, the San Marcos Gambusia Has Gone Extinct

October 26, 2021 | By Melissa Gaskill

The last time someone saw a San Marcos gambusia was in 1983. Over the years since, biologists working to recover the tiny silver fish in the Edwards Aquifer kept searching—with no luck.

Paddle Your Way to Beauty, Isolation, and Adventure on a Canoe Camping Trip

August 6, 2020 | By Pam LeBlanc

Earlier this summer, I strapped my aluminum canoe to the top of a friend’s truck and headed west to the Devils River.

Float Fest

May 1, 2017 | By


When the weather reaches triple digits, spend a weekend floating the lazy San Marcos River and enjoying one of the most unique music festivals in the state.

Nine-river Day

April 18, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

There’s something about the summer solstice that inspires adventure. As the official start of summer and the longest day of the year, the solstice illuminates a world of possibility with more than 14 hours of daylight.

Living on Martindale Time

October 14, 2014 | By Melissa Gaskill

The pale green waters of the San Marcos River slip silently past my comfy spot on the shady deck.

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