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Where is the source of the Medina River in Texas?

What is the source of the Rio Medina?

  • It was also known as the Rio Mariano, Rio San Jose, or Rio de Bagres (Catfish river). Its source is in springs in the Edwards Plateau in northwest Bandera County, Texas and merges with the San Antonio River in southern Bexar County, Texas, for a course of 120 miles. It contains the Medina Dam in NE Medina County, Texas which restrains Lake Medina.

What is the purpose of the Medina River?

  • It contains the Medina Dam in NE Medina County, Texas which restrains Lake Medina. Much of its course is owned and operated by the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Water District to provide irrigation services to farmers and ranches.

How many miles is the Medina River Trail?

  • For a safe and hassle-free trip, planning your access and exit points through its 120-mile course is recommended. The majority of the riverside land along the Medina River is private property, so make sure to plan your entry and exit only at public parks and road crossings.

image-Where is the source of the Medina River in Texas?
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