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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
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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Family fun in the sun

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Burnet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW 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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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It was a very busy day when we got there, but it was never an inconvenience. Fairly well marked signs, ample parking, and decent facilities. Went swimming in the devil's waterhole, the short trail in was clear and reasonably maintained. Astonishingly to me, I don't believe I saw any trash in all the typical places you might [in bushes or... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a fantastic State Park. We did not swim or use the water but it appeared that those using the water were having a blast. We did some hiking and the trails were very good. However, do not expect to get any information from the park rangers at the welcome center because they did not know anything.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My husband and I took the dog out for a weekend camping trip over the fourth of July. It was initially hard to find a spot because it was so crowded. The spot that we did get was well-maintained and close to the water. This was awesome because I brought along my new stand up paddle board. Our dog had... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Came here over Valentine's weekend and great experience camping and hiking in the park. Would recommend making a reservation online or by calling them ahead of time, though, since they get full. Also, tie up your trash bag, or put it in the car, or animals (I think a raccoon in our case) will get into it.

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Address: RR 2 Box 31, Burnet, TX 78611
Phone Number: 512-793-2223
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Burnet

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