Floating the Brazos River

It has been a busy couple days for our household so I’m finally getting a chance to sit down and do a life update and tell y’all how our floating trip went! It was definitely a great time!

I had to work Friday night and got off work Saturday morning at 7am. As soon as I got off I had to go gas up the Jeep, grab a few snacks from Walmart, and rush home to do our final preparations for the river. 

We loaded up the cooler, snacks, drinks, put our swim suits on and we were on our way to Millsap, TX. It rained the entire drive there! Which made us a little nervous on how this trip would go or if we were going to have to cancel our trip and opt in for something else to do. The rain cleared up a bit by the time we got to Millsap, thank goodness! We met our friends, Crystal and Nathan there for an adults only day. 



We decided on going to Hillbilly Haven because the place we wanted to go to in Glen Rose the water was really low. We arrived at Hillbilly Haven shortly after they opened, paid for our tubes and shuttle to the river entrance, and got in line for the bus shuttle.

We waited in the line for about 30 minutes while one of the workers went over rules of the river and just talked to us and then we got to load up in a van for transportation. The drive to the drop off point was about 25-30 minutes, and it was such a beautiful drive!


Once we arrived at the drop off point, we were instructed to grab some floating tubes, rope to tie our tubes together, air our tubes up if they needed it, and of course a tube for our cooler.

Made our way down to the river bank after gathering everything and jumped in our tubes.
We were now FLOATING THE RIVER! Woohoo.




About 15 minutes into floating the skies turned gray and it started pouring! It rained for about 15-20 minutes straight! Man, was that rain water cold! All we coulddo was laugh it off. The skies cleared and the remainder of our river trip was beautiful and amazing (exceptfor the river being very low in some parts and having to get out of the tubes and walk it).








It was such a blast!
It took us about 5 hours to float the river from start to finish.
Who knew sitting in the sun, and floating the river in a tube for 5 hours would be so tiring. We were completely wore out when we got back home!

Hillbilly Haven was all in all a great place for floating the river! The people that worked there that we encountered were funny, nice, and helpful!

When we finished floating we loaded everything back up in the Jeeps, swung by the bathrooms to change into dry clothes, and we decided that we wanted to make a quick trip to Teskeys in Weatherford. We were pressed on time because they were about to close but it was on our to-do list while we were so close! We stopped in made a really quick look around and now we were starving! That sun takes a lot out of you!

Food was calling our name and we all agreed on Rosa’s Cafe in Weatherford for some good Mexican food!And it sure was GOOD!
It definitely hit the spot!

If you’re planning your next floating trip be sure to check out my River Trip Packing List!

And now for the video from our river trip!

Michael and I can't wait to go again!

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