The Canyon Lake Gorge is open to the public for guided tours and may be requested by completing the Group Tour Request Form (linked below). Each tour is lead by a volunteer certified Gorge Guide with assistance from trained Docents. We welcome professor input and will work individually to help ensure educational concepts are tailored per prearrangement.
Regular public/group tours are $10/person for the 3-hour tour. University student group tours will receive a 50% discount at $5 per person.
Tours highlight the Power of Water theme with Goals that include increasing the participant's understanding of the:
University Tour requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis around pre-scheduled public and group tours. Call the office to help determine available dates/times -- 830-964-5424.
Public Tours are posted on this website quarterly (Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec)
Please allow at least 3 weeks for processing from the date you submit your request to the requested tour date. Once this form is received and processed, an email confirmation with Liability Forms will be sent. Please have all forms ready for collection the day of the tour.
Indicate on the form if your group will be arriving by bus for additional shuttling options.
One week prior to the Tour date, the university's Point of Contact (POC) will receive a detailed e-mail reminder with relevant information, guidelines, directions, and their Guide/Docents' names and phone contact. If you need this information more than seven days before your tour, please email or call the office.
It is important that the POC relay all procedures to all Tour participants. Please provide a separate POC name/cell number on the Group Tour Request form for an individual(s) actually going on the tour if different than the individual making the written request.
The Gorge Preservation Society (GPS) is a local citizen's group whose mission is to promote the enjoyment and conservation of this unique natural phenomenon by encouraging responsible, quality access opportunities through academic partnerships, economic initiatives and citizen involvement.