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Texas whitewater, Brazos River

Brazos county, Hidalgo Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     0.2 miles
  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. The beautiful scenery of Texas and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. The campgrounds here at Brazos River are pretty good. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you won't find many other
    paddling spots. The put-in is not too far from Brenham, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This is a very short section so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in
one stretch. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. The Hidalgo Falls stretch of Brazos River is 0.2 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II section of whitewater. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations  
you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
Near Brazos River you locate the Washington - on - the - Brazos State Historic Site Trail which is a good hiking trail; Brazos River is not far at all from Washington. A trip to Brazos River wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Hidalgo Falls. At Brazos River through the summer months highs are in the 90's, and during the night it cools down to the 70's. Daytime highs all through the winter are in the 50's, and after the sun is down throughout the wintertime temperatures at Brazos River fall into the 30's.

Brazos River, Hidalgo Falls road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Brazos River.
 Whitewater Near Brazos River:
Brazos River, Brazos County, 0 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Hidalgo Falls)
 Hotels Near Brazos River:
Best Western Inn Of Navasota, Navasota , 8 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Navasota, Navasota , 8 miles away
Best Western Plus College Station Inn & Suites, College Station , 12 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites College Station South, College Station , 13 miles away
Sleep Inn & Suites College Station, College Station , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Brazos River:
Lazy G Recreational Vehicle Park, College Station, 4 miles away
Washington-On-The-Brazos, Washington, 4 miles away
Navasota RV Park, Navasota, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Brazos River:
Washington - on - the - Brazos State Historic Site Trail, Washington , 4 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Brazos River:
Pecan Lakes Golf Club, Navasota , 4 miles away
Pebble Creek Country Club, College Station , 11 miles away
Brenham Country Club, Brenham , 17 miles away

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