River Status

Comal River Recreation Threshold


Flow  River Status
100 - 500 cfs Recreational flow - all recreation activities are available
500 - 600 cfs Use extreme caution - all activities questionable - flows of this magnitude are usually
caused by rainfall and involve turbid water and floating debris - contact river
outfitters for more information
600+ cfs The Comal River is usually closed at this flow rate

Guadalupe River Recreation Threshold

Flow  River Status
100 - 500 cfs Recreational flow - all activities are available
500 - 750 cfs All activities are available - caution to swimmers; Life Jacket required for all persons under 8.
750 - 1000 cfs Tubing questionable - use extreme caution; Life Jackets required for all people.
1000 - 3000 cfs No tubing - raft and kayak trips only
3000 cfs + Guided trips only -  check with local river outfitters for their policies

A LIFE JACKET IS REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES FOR PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 8 WHEN THE FLOW RATE IS ABOVE 500 CFS. LIFE JACKETS ARE REQUIRED OF ALL PERSONS WHEN THE FLOW RATE IS ABOVE 750 CFS.

Current River Flow Rates & Canyon Lake Level

Comal River USGS Real-time 

Guadalupe River USGS Real-time

Canyon Lake Water Level