Your Home for Paddling in the Texas Hill Country!


The Expedition School – Johnson City

Address*:  404 US-281, Johnson City, TX 78636

Phone:  (512) 626-6282

*Address takes you to the entrance of the Pedernales River Nature Park

Follow the signs to The Expedition School

Operating Hours:

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sat / Sun


From solo adventures to custom-tailored team builds to sunrise and sunset paddle cruises, The Expedition School provides professional guides for all your paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing adventures!



Private Custom Paddle Expeditions,
Large Groups & Lessons


Email us for booking:

Click here to Register for Summer Camp!



Frequently Asked Questions


Do you have restrooms?

Yes! Washrooms are located across the parking lot, and are managed by the LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority).

What should I wear?

  • weather appropriate paddling clothes (preferably synthetic, no cotton) or bathing suit with cover up clothing, depending on conditions
  • water shoes (Chacos, flip flops, old running shoes)
  • all sunglasses/glasses and hats should be attached to your person

What should I bring?

  • ID
  • water
  • snacks
  • any pertinent and current medication (EpiPen, inhaler). Please let Expedition School guides know who is carrying what, and why, so we can be an advocate and assist with these medications!
  • cell phone (in protective, waterproof floating case)
  • sunscreen
  • towel
  • head lamp (for evening paddles)

Not Allowed:

  • alcohol
  • cigarettes, etc.
  • glass
  • styrofoam
  • pets
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