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Inks Lake State Park

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Address: RR 2 Box 31, Burnet, TX 78611
Phone Number: 512-793-2223
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Activities: Scuba diving, Fishing
Description: A 1,200-acre state park known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing...
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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Not just another Lake

Inks Lake the perfect get away to escape the dog days of August's Summer heat. If one goes in the morning while the hiking trails and rocks are cool from night's shadow you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Inks Lake the perfect get away to escape the dog days of August's Summer heat. If one goes in the morning while the hiking trails and rocks are cool from night's shadow you can literally hike or bike without overheating, then by noon when your done with your hiking or biking you can take a dip in the lake or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We went specifically to visit the Devils Watering Hole. The walk from the parking area is short. At Devils Watering Hole - no picnic tables. Bring water shoes. Good spot to jump off rocks.

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The park is local recreational center for water sports and fishing. It's very popular place with thousands campers. Lake is beautiful and nice for stop by.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We camped at nearby Canyon of the Eagles resort (Inks Lake was sold out). We enjoyed renting kayaks and traveling to 'the Devil's Water Hole'. We went on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was much more crowded and made it hard to navigate the boats around the swimmers. Sunday, most of the campers had moved out, so it was more... More 

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Burnet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We LOVE going here! During your stay you have to jump off the rocks at Devils Waterhole. When the water is up, just past Devils is a waterfall. There is also some great hiking trails at Inks. I suggest forking over the money and getting a park pass. It allows you to enter the park for free and you also... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a quick swim, could've stayed for a week. Very nice campground, very pretty lake, wonderful trails for hiking, and friendly staff. It gets full quickly so book far out.

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Hereford, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was fun at Devils Cove for the kids to jump and swim - however - you get all kinds - rude, smokers, drinkers (even though it is posted not to) people standing forever too scared to jump holding other people up, lots of obnoxious drunk people. They do have kayaks and other fun stuff.

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Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A comfortable drive from Temple Texas, this was a great park to visit. So much to do and see! Alot of areas for camping, swimming, fishing and equipment available for renal. Had fun watching people boating and floating on rafts and jumping off rocks into "devil's waterhole. Clean, easy hiking trails and facilities well placed throughout the park. Park store... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

First time visiting and had a great time with the kids. Fishing was a dud (we arrived too late to have much luck) but it was ore than made up for by the swimming and other activities in the park. Kids can't wait to go back.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In a recent trip to the Hill Country, we had Inks Lake as a "maybe" on our itinerary. Well, after stopping in for what was to be a quick afternoon, we decided to devote two whole days to this gem of a place! Swimming, fishing, canoeing, and hiking were all GREAT here. Each park ranger we spoke with was courteous... More 

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