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Cool River Ranch

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Where was the BBQ

Went for a BBQ cook off got there late trying to find it paid $5 to park and $10 to get into the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2014
Patricia C
Fayetteville, North Carolina
POS fest

Don’t go. If you’re considering going to FF next year -DONT. Just know that. . . A) you won’t... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Austin, Texas
via mobile
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9 Aug 2018
“POS fest”
23 Jul 2017
“Float Fest”
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601 Dupuy Ranch Rd, Martindale, TX 78655-3925
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t go. If you’re considering going to FF next year -DONT. Just know that. . . A) you won’t have any Cel service. So that . . B ) you will get monetarily raped by Uber/Lyft drivers who know you cant walk home even if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Cane here forFloat Fest this summer and it was awesome. Beautiful, spacious grounds, good river access, just be prepared to have little service. Which can prove to be a good thing sometimes.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Nicci P
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Access to the river was poor and when you finally got down there, there was trash floating by constantly. I tried the place across the river as well an it was more of the same. Going to the Guadalupe River next time with all my...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Went for a BBQ cook off got there late trying to find it paid $5 to park and $10 to get into the event. Texas Jamm Band was excellent but I was looking for something to eat, like BBQ. But got a nice cheeseburger.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Patricia C
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