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Canyon Lake Gorge Tour

2075 Fm 2673 Ste D, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4787
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We had the opportunity to join a small group on a guided tour of Canyon Lake Gorge that was formed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William C
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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What a Special Learning Experience...

Some friends and I went on the Canyon Lake Gorge tour. It was so informative and was totally... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Madkat53
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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Take a guided educational tour and explore the gorge that was eroded 40 feet below the pre-flood terrain by the 2002 flood event, when flood waters went over the Canyon Lake Spillway for the first time in its history. This tragic event of nature...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2075 Fm 2673 Ste D, Canyon Lake, TX 78133-4787
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to join a small group on a guided tour of Canyon Lake Gorge that was formed when the spillway was breached some 30 years ago. We weren’t sure what to expect but it was amazing. The overflow uncovered downto crustaceus period...More

Thank William C
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Jaynellen K, General Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, glad you took the tour! It was the flood of 2002 on 4th of July weekend, almost 16 years ago.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Some friends and I went on the Canyon Lake Gorge tour. It was so informative and was totally awesome. Seeing the dinosaurs footprints and the waterfalls, which were formed by the flood were all breathtaking.

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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Hey Girl! So glad you took the time to go on the Gorge tour, it is a very special place to visit. Thanks for the great review! Jaynellen

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We scheduled our tour online. Our tour guide was George he was very knowledgeable about the area and could answer all our questions. It is not a far hike only about 1 and 1/2 miles, but it will take about 3 hours. Lots of land...More

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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Hi Tracie, Thanks for the great review, so glad you took the tour!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This a great tour for families. Don't go when it is too hot as there is no shade. But Spring and Fall is fine. Our guide was very knowledgeable and let us take time to look. No rushing. It is amazing to see the fossils...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

The three hour hike should be reserved ahead of time on the website. They recommend arriving early so as not to delay the tour. You ride a bus over to the spillway on Canyon Lake where a brief introduction is given and you are led...More

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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2017

Thank you for the review, glad you got to see our little wonder of Canyon Lake!

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

I have been looking forward to this gorge tour for a few weeks. It did not disappoint! We were lucky with a small group. I would say if you are in reasonable shape you will be able to do this no problem. You do need...More

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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Dear Great experience, So glad your family got to take the tour! The Gorge is a very special place to us and thank you for the great review! Please pass the word as we do not advertise. Thanks again!

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Gorge tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Hill Country. The docents were knowledgeable and interesting, really engaging our kids in the experience. Our geology and fossil loving ten year old was enthralled with the experience! It was so interesting to...More

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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Hi Brenda, Thank you so much for the fantastic review, so glad your family got the experience!

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We really enjoyed this walk / hike thru the Gorge - fascinating geology, biology and more! The volunteer guide and docents really knew their stuff. Plus, it was a lovely walk thru a very interesting area. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour of a natural event that created a mini Grand Canyon. You will see evidence of prehistoric activity.

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

This is a must see if you are in the area! Especially if you love geology like I do. This was an amazing experience that makes me excited to just remember going. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great scenery. Efficient means to get you to the...More

1  Thank Norm_33
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Jaynellen K, Manager at Canyon Lake Gorge Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! So glad you took the time to see this Comal County jewel we have in our backyard!

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