With over 320,000 km of Texas rivers, streams, and inland and coastal waters, Texas offers a wide range of opportunities to enjoy this great outdoor activity. You can observe the magical river scenery on your own or take a guided trip. Going out for a picnic to a place that can be reached only by boat or kayak is also a great idea. You can enjoy quiet kayak fishing as well. Everything is up to you. There are thousands of routes for paddlers of every level. Some of the top paddling destinations in Texas are situated around Austin and Houston.