The Best Canoeing in Texas

Looking for the best canoeing in Texas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Texas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top canoeing spots in and near Texas

  • Boerne, Texas

    Paddle Guadalupe River at Berghiem

    5.0
    Drive up to Bergheim Campgrounds located at 103 White Water Rd Boerne, TX 78006 for a safe place to park your vehicles. From Here you can rent kayaks, canoes or bring your own and can even arrange a drop-off or pick-up shuttle.A short 3-mile paddle to Edge Falls road is a great afternoon adventu...
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  • Terlingua, Texas

    Boomerang Float in Santa Elena Canyon

    5.0
    With a small group of people, canoes and kayaks, and one vehicle the boomerang trip (paddling against the current, then floating back downstream) up Santa Elena Canyon is the best option for floating the prettiest section of the Rio Grande while simultaneously avoiding pesky outfitters and the he...
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  • Spring Branch, Texas

    Hike the Guadalupe River State Park

    5 mi / 59 ft gain
    This trail is predominately used for hiking, trail running, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The Guadalupe River State Park trail is open to dog and horses. This hike is just outside of Spring Branch, Texas, and is accessible year round. Head to the state park website for updated trail info...
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  • Waco, Texas

    Hike Cameron Park

    7.2 mi / 639 ft gain
    Cameron Park is shared by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and dog walkers. You can also fish and canoe in the park. The trail system offers scenic views of the surrounding landscape and is a great place to see wildflowers and wildlife.  There are restrooms, water fountai...
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  • Karnack, Texas

    Hike Caddo Lake State Park Canoe Trails

    1.6 mi / 219 ft gain
    Caddo Lake is located on the border between Texas and Louisiana. The Canoe Trail is an intermediate 1.6 mile loop trail within Caddo Lake State Park that takes you through the bald cypress trees of Caddo Lake and at one point even meets the water edge. The trail is very moderately hiked and the o...
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