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Texas whitewater, Dry Frio River

Uvalde county, US 83 to FM 2690 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III(IV)     12 miles
 
Where is twilight falls on the drt frio river? Says gsommerfield@stes.com

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Texas are easier than the national norm, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. The put-in is not too far from Uvalde, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This section of Dry Frio River in Texas is 12 miles long and has been rated
    as a class II-III(IV) section by American Whitewater. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get
to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you won't find a large number of other places. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so pack your camping stuff. The nature scenery of Uvalde County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Garner State Park is a great place to go if you're at Dry Frio River, and since you're here you will meet lots of people from close by Concan. If you're here, you might as well visit Long Canyon; going for a hike on the Garner State Park Trail is always a great adventure. This river is so good. Dry Frio River gets a normal amount of yearly rain. The wettest month of the year is ordinarily October, that's the one that rains the most; the driest month of the year is December. Throughout the summer at Dry Frio River highs are generally in the 90's. During the dark hours of summer temperatures fall down into the 60's.

Dry Frio River, US 83 to FM 2690 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Dry Frio River.
 Whitewater Near Dry Frio River:
Dry Frio River, Uvalde County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 12 miles long (US 83 to FM 2690)
Frio River, Uvalde County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (Garner State Park to Concan)
Sabinal, Uvalde County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 8 miles long (Utopia to FM 187)
 Hotels Near Dry Frio River:
Hampton Inn Uvalde, Uvalde , 12 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites UVALDE, Uvalde , 12 miles away
Days Inn Uvalde, Uvalde , 13 miles away
Inn Of Uvalde, Uvalde , 13 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Uvalde, Uvalde , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Dry Frio River:
Seven Bluff Cabins, Concan, 5 miles away
J and L River Camp, Concan, 5 miles away
Parkview Riverside Recreational Vehicle Park, Concan, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Dry Frio River:
Garner State Park Trail, Uvalde , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Dry Frio River:
Garner State Park, Texas , 11 miles away
Lost Maples State Natural Area, Texas , 26 miles away
Kickapoo Cavern State Park, Texas , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Dry Frio River:
Memorial Golf Course, Uvalde , 13 miles away

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