Paddling

Not all San Marcos-based water activities involve legs leisurely dangled over an inner tube. In fact, the latest water craze involves swimsuit-clad adventures standing on top of what looks like a large surfboard while slowly skimming over the water. Stand-up paddleboarding, or “SUPing,” is San Marcos’ latest water-sports craze—and for a good reason. Not only is it a fun way to spend time on the water, but it’s an intense, full-body workout. For first-timers, paddle boarding can be intimidating. But don’t fear, San Marcos is an excellent place to get started! And for those looking for a truly unique SMTXperience, you’ll have to add Glow SUP to your bucket list… 

River explorers should note that the Rio Vista Falls/Dam area is currently closed for repair work and is expected to be closed through March 2022. The rest of Rio Vista Park is open, however. You can learn more about the maintenance project HERE

Tubing

When the temperatures start to rise in Texas, it’s time to hit the San Marcos River for a float trip. And it surely doesn’t get much better than spending a sunny day floating down…

Fishing

The San Marcos area is a rather unique place to fish. The San Marcos River is spring-fed in the center of town, making it 72-degrees year-round and have a constant flow, even during drought…