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Paddling San Antonio River reveals amazing sights


Paddling San Antonio River reveals amazing sights
The San Antonio River, which meanders its way from San Antonio through Wilson County and several other South Texas counties, is a hidden world of nature’s splendor. Beginning Sept. 29, this world can be explored via boat, with the opening of the Saspamco Paddling Trail. (PASCALLE BIPPERT)


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Pascalle Bippert
WCN Correspondent
September 26, 2012
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ELMENDORF -- I recently had the unique opportunity to go paddling down the San Antonio River. I’m not talking about the downtown San Antonio River Walk, but the river as it runs near Elmendorf just off Loop 1604 and F.M. 1303, the wild part of the river.  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 1, 2012 12:32pm
 
BSP....Very fortunate young person to have a relative that tells you like it is.......It is what it is. Talk about a tourist inducing incentive....I think the part about bringing a bag so you can pick up trash ranks near ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
October 1, 2012 12:21pm
 
;) I have a Grouchy Grandpa just like you!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 1, 2012 11:46am
 
BSP......I don't think there is anything uglier than than the muddy river after a heavy rain littered with trash from the slobs in San Antonio......Good intent doesn't change the scenery.

 
BSP  
Floresville  
October 1, 2012 7:43am
 
You are a Grouch PG! It's a good intent.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 30, 2012 7:45am
 
Sounds like fun.....floating through the crystal clear water of the latest flush from San Antonio and picking up trash. That's really getting in touch with nature. :)

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
September 28, 2012 10:56am
 
Due to the forecast of inclement weather, tomorrow's event has been canceled. A decision on whether it will be rescheduled is forthcoming.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
September 27, 2012 3:56pm
 
As of 4:23 p.m. today, SARA spokesman Gloria Rodriguez said the event is still set to proceed as planned. They will make a final determination tomorrow afternoon. We will post an update when additional information becomes available.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
September 27, 2012 1:54pm
 
Beautiful! Hope the weather holds out ...

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
September 27, 2012 10:43am
 
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