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Best Texas Springs

Texas springs have been providing value for Texans for over 10,000 years. More than 2900 Texas springs in 183 Texas counties produce over 117,000 liters a water a second and have been used for substance for vegetation, wildlife, and human; irrigation for farming; a source for washing and drinking, and today they are an excellent destination for cooling off during the hot summer days, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, or tubing. Here is a list of some of the best Texas springs. The largest concentration of springs bubble to the surface in the Texas Hill Country and feed the Frio, Llano, Colorado, Pedernales, Nueces, Blanco, Guadalupe, San Marcos, and Medina Rivers. So what are you waiting for, pack the swimming suite, fishing pole, kayak, tube, or canoe and head to one these best of Texas springs. If you enjoy this page, you'll also like our Texas Swimming Holes Page.

Best Texas Springs

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Texas Spring
Spring Description
Texas Spring
Spring Description

Barton Springs

Austin

512 476-9044

Barton Springs Pool is one of Austin's famous landmarks and easily the most popular swimming hole in the city. Spring fed and over 900 feet long with a natural rock and gravel bottom.

Chinati Hot Springs

Marfa

432 229-4165

The Springs offer a peaceful atmosphere for people to relieve themselves of the stresses of everyday life and discover the restorative waters that have made this area so magical

Comal Springs

New Braunfels

830 221-4350

The Comal Springs feeds the Spring-fed pool and stays a constant 72 degrees year round. The Pool has features such as the Wet Willie Slide, Rope Swing, Zip Line, and a zero-depth water play area with a mushroom waterfall.

Fort Clark Springs

Brackettville

830 563-2493

The pool is the third largest in Texas and stays 68 degrees year round. The surrounding park offers picnic areas equipped with BBQ cooking facilities and tables.

 

Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve

Austin

512 264-2740

Outcroppings create a 50 foot waterfall as it plunges into the head of a steep box canyon. The waterfall never completely dries up, but in dry times it does slow to a trickle. The pool's water level stays pretty constant.

Jacob's Well

Wimberley

Jacob's Well is believed to be the longest underwater cave in Texas and one of the outstanding natural springs in the Texas Hill Country and entire nation.

 

Krause Springs

Spicewood

830 693-4181

There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool where you can swim and then relax on a stroll through the Butterfly Gardens; take time to listen to the music of the wind chimes and the fountains.

San Felipe Springs

Del Rio

Texas' fourth largest, is a group of 10 or more springs that extend for about a mile along San Felipe Creek.

San Marcos Springs

San Marcos

512 245-7570

The Springs lie at the bottom of Spring Lake and are viewed through the floor of glass-bottomed boats. The Springs and the short 3.8 mile San Marcos River below them have been designated as critical habitat for five endangered species.

San Solomon Springs

Fort Stockton

432 375-2370

The 77,053 square ft San Solomon Spring is the focal point of Balmorhea State Park. From 22 to 28 million gallons of water flow through the spring-fed swimming pool each day. Camping & picnicing are popular in the Park

 

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