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SWIMMING TO MEXICO

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SWIMMING TO MEXICO
Introduction


SWIMMING TO MEXICO - Part I

Water: McKinney Falls, Aquarena Springs, San Marcos, Blanco and Pedernales Rivers
Parks: Blanco State Park, Pedernales Falls State Park
Towns: San Marcos, Wimberley and Blanco

SWIMMING TO MEXICO - Part II
Water: Guadalupe River
Parks: Guadalupe River State Park, Kerrville-Schreiner State Park
Towns: Boerne, Comfort, Center Point and Kerrville

SWIMMING TO MEXICO - Part III
Water: Medina, Sabinal, Nueces and Leona Rivers and Rio Frio
Parks: Lost Maples State Park, Garner State Park
Towns:Medina, Vanderpool, Utopia, Concan and Uvalde

SWIMMING TO MEXICO - Part IV
Water: Fort Clark and San Felipe Springs, Lake Amistad and Devilís River
Parks: Devilís River State Natural Area
Towns:  Brackettville, Del Rio and Ciudad Acuna
Getting There from Dallas: Paluxy River, Dinosaur Valley State Park

Rivers included in this trip

River Lengths, Sources, and Termination Points:
RIVER SOURCE LENGTH MOUTH
Blanco River Kendall Co 87 miles San Marcos River
Devilís River Sutton Co 94 miles Lake Amistad
Frio River Uvalde Co 200 miles Choke Canyon Lake
Guadalupe River Kerr Co 193 miles San Antonio Bay / gulf
Leona River Uvalde Co 83 miles Frio River
Medina River Bandera Co 116 miles Medina Lake
Nueces River Edwards Co 315 miles Nueces Bay / Gulf
Onion Creek Blanco Co 60 miles Colorado River
Pedernales River Kimble Co 106 miles Lake Travis
Sabinal River Lost Maples SP 60 miles Merges with Frio
San Felipe Creek Del Rio 18 miles Rio Grande
San Marcos River San Marcos 75 miles Guadalupe River
(Source: Texas Handbook)

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