With our long history of drought and flood, we know in our bones how important water is to Texas. Without it, everything dies. But though we obsess over the state of our reservoirs, we sometimes overlook the moving bodies of water that feed them. Texas has fifteen major river basins, which irrigate our crops, power our cities, and give us water to
Go With the Flow
Texas has nearly 200,000 miles of rivers and streams—more than enough water to cool you off as the weather heats up. To narrow your choices a bit, we’ve picked the twenty best river trips we could find, from running class III rapids on the Pecos to floating down the Guadalupe with a beer. So read up, head out, and dive in.
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