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Texas whitewater, San Saba River

Mason McCulloch San Saba county, FM 1311 to FM 2732 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     40 miles
www.sansabariveradventures.com is local to menard, tx off the san saba river that offers rentals and shuttles, as well as guided tours of the river

If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. If you're coming from Brownwood it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print
    out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. A stretch this long is of course too much for a one day trip, perfect for a real wilderness adventure. For all you camping people there are campgrounds
nearby. The FM 1311 to FM 2732 stretch of San Saba River in Texas is 40 miles long and it is classified as a class II section by American Whitewater. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with not too many other spots for that. Getting a good workout and just being  
out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the FM 1311 to FM 2732 stretch is one of them. The beautiful scenery of Texas and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

Briefly about the general area:
San Saba River is a spot with many visitors from Voca. San Saba River is a good location of typical rain. The month of September is the wettest with most of the rain, and the driest month of the year is January. All through the months of summer highs here at San Saba River reach the 90's while night lows are mostly in the 60's.

San Saba River, FM 1311 to FM 2732 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 San Saba River.
 Whitewater Near San Saba River:
San Saba River, Mason McCulloch San Saba County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 40 miles long (FM 1311 to FM 2732)
Llano River, Mason Llano County, 23 miles away
      Class II(III) - 17 miles long (US 87 to CR 103)
Beaver Creek, Mason County, 28 miles away
      Class III - 11 miles long (Spring Branch Road to US 87)
 Hotels Near San Saba River:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BRADY, Brady , 9 miles away
Best Western Brady Inn, Brady , 10 miles away
Best Western Llano, Llano , 40 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Llano, Llano , 41 miles away
Bella Vista Cottage, Fredericksburg , 41 miles away
 Campgrounds Near San Saba River:
Richards City Park, Melvin, 11 miles away
Brady Lake City Park, Melvin, 13 miles away
Fort Mason City Park, Mason, 17 miles away
 Golf Courses Near San Saba River:
Brady Golf Course, Brady , 10 miles away
Golf Course Comanche Creek, Mason , 18 miles away

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