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Inks Lake State Park

RR 2 Box 31, Burnet, TX 78611
512-793-2223
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93%
Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Burnet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving, Fishing
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Owner description: A 1,200-acre state park known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing, scuba diving and other water sports.
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Burnet, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This one of Texas State Parks that everyone should visit. Beautiful views of the hill country, lake levels are always good with swimming and fishing in the top 10 of all lakes. Clean well maintained and always friendly staff. Big camp sites and easy to back a RV of travel trailer into.

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Watauga, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I tent camped for 5 days at site 349 which has a water spigot, a picnic table, lots of shade, and a fire ring. Getting a site with water or water & electricity both, is the only way to be near the lake. The primitive camp sites are the farthest from the lake & you have to... More

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Katy, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit to Inks Lake State Park. The lake views are fabulous. I don't have small children but there are play areas for children. They rent small cinder block cabins that are right on the lake, tent sites, or pads for rv's. So, much to do here. Take a hike across granite mounds with great overlooks, rent... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Many years ago we discovered this wonderful Texas state camping park and have returned often. Reservations are required to be assured of a choice site.. any site at times. We often drop in and sometimes a cancellation opens a site. The routine to stay without a reservation, even for another night, begins at the office 'before' 8am when the line... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from a weekend trip at Inks Lake. We got there after 4pm and the park was nearly full so we didn't have many sites to choose from. We ended up at site 250 which worked out ok because it was the rv site closest to the trail leading to Devil's sinkhole, which is where our kids ended... More

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Watauga, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We just spent 4 nights and 5 days tent camping and did not want to leave. We arrived on a Sunday and people were packing up and getting ready to leave and the restrooms were fairly dirty but that is to be expected. They didn't show up to clean them until Monday morning, I thought it would have been done... More

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Burnet, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If your looking for a wonderful place to enjoy with your family, this is the place. Beatiful views and very tranquil just to relax and have fun.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I really like this lake for all the things to do. We camped in a tent and it seemed that we were on top of one another. Not much privacy. We were in site 219 which had water and electric y. We were in the shade, but not much of it. The bathrooms were clean, but not well lit. We... More

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Irving, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We just stopped by for a day visit with a little hiking. Some nice scenic areas. There are a lot of camping spaces and restroom facilities. I think this park could get very busy at times. The devils swimming hole looked fun.

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Montana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Camped two nights on the banks of Ink Lake. Outstanding camp site for my small RV. Nice hiking trails, bike friendly roads, and lake access for all activities: swimming, fishing, kayaking... Only negative was that restrooms, although rather modern, we're not cleaned regularly.

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